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September 7, 2012

Comment: The EB-5 Summit Final Deadline - ILW.COM is pleased to announce The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers in Los Angeles, CA on September 14.The speakers will be Charles C. Foster, Elsie Hui Arias, Ignacio Donoso, Michael Gibson, Jennifer Hermansky, Michael Homeier, Mark Ivener and Al Rattan. The curriculum is as follows:

Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

Lawfully Advising on Project Choices

  • What investor's counsel can and cannot do
  • What makes a suitable project
  • Due Diligence

526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues

  • Reviewing business plans and Matter of Ho
  • Source documentation and tracing
  • Currency control restrictions
  • Common RFE topics and troubleshooting

829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation

  • How to document job creation
  • Dealing with changes of plans
  • Fighting denials and RFEs
  • Removal issues

Ethics Panel

  • How to avoid conflicts of interest
  • Professional liability insurance considerations

Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel

Economist Panel

  • Overview of regional economics and input-output modeling
  • Working within USCIS parameters: NAICS codes, regional center
  • Boundaries, what a TEA should look like, which "jobs" count

Developing the 924 Petition

  • What does USCIS want?
  • Matter of Ho-compliant business plans
  • Working with counsel to get your project approved

Taking Care of Business

  • Project selection and development
  • Deal structuring: So you succeed and investors get 526's approved

Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects

  • Domestic marketing of EB-5 investments
  • Foreign marketing of EB-5 investments in various countries
  • Securities compliance

For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information,
please see: For the fax form,
see here.
Don't delay, act today! Final Registration Deadline is September 10!

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Washington, DC - October 16, 2012 - 3:00 - 5:00 pm (EST) - USCIS is pleased to invite all interested stakeholders to participate
in a stakeholder engagement to discuss the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program. The engagement will be on general EB-5 issues with an open forum for questions.
Please send an email to the USCIS Public Engagement Division at and reference "EB-5 - July 26" in the subject line. In the body of the email, please also include your full name and the organization you represent.

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