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USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to USCIS Requests

Friday, September 11, 2020 – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS is extending the flexibilities announced on March 30, 2020. These flexibilities are to aid applicants, petitioners, and requestors who are responding to the following:

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EB-5 Project,Teriyaki Madness, Featured by local Milwaukee Media

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - Noticed for their continued plans for expansion, the Teriyaki Madness franchise has been featured by local media sources as six more restuarants open in the Midwest. As the BizTimes quoted general manager, Jared Bellis, “The Milwaukee area is a perfect fit for Teriyaki Madness, because there’s just nothing like it here.

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BMO Tower Celebrates Grand Opening & Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Tom Barrett

September 9, 2020 – Milwaukee’s newest addition, and FirstPathway Partner’s most recently completed project, the BMO Tower, held its ceremonial opening alongside city officials, Real Estate Developer - Irgens, and Mayor Barrett.
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New BMO Tower Featured on Local Milwaukee News – TMJ4

TMJ4 offers a first look inside Milwaukee’s new BMO Tower
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USCIS Updates Processing Times to Reflect New Visa Availability Approach

August 25, 2020 – The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processing times page now reflects the new visa availability approach that went into effect on March 31, 2020.
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USCIS Cancels Furlough Scheduled for Next Week

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has announced cancellation of a planned furlough of over 13,000 employees, which would have begun next week. This furlough would have severely immobilized the U.S. legal immigration system and therefore the economic aid that it continues to provide.
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EB-5 Program

August 20, 2020 - For 30 years, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has been an economic catalyst. The program’s history of job creation and preservation, alongside economic development was effective after the 2008 recession creating and saving 730,000 jobs as well as generating over $20.6 billion in economic investment.

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EB-5 Project, JW Marriott - Anaheim Resort, Celebrates Grand Opening

The highly anticipated, JW Marriott - Anaheim Resort, celebrated its Grand Opening at noon today. This sold out, USCIS approved, FirstPathway Partners project is the culmination of strategic selection and distinct execution.
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U.S. Investment Immigration Options and the Post COVID-19 Outlook

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - Tune in to Investment Migration Council's in-depth discussion on the ins and outs of U.S. investment immigration options, with guest speaker, IIUSA - Invest In the USA President - Robert Kraft.

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USCIS Adjusts Filing Fees

Friday, July 21, 2020 – USCIS announced filing fees will be adjusted Oct. 2, 2020 to cover the cost of services. Any application, petition, or request postmarked on or after this date must include payment of the new, correct fees established by this final rule.

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COVID Isn’t Preventing the Rise of Teriyaki Madness

Monday, July 27, 2020 - The facts are in – during COVID-19  
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August 2020 Visa Bulletin Available

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, August 2020 Visa Bulletin is now available.
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security shares Ombudsman's Alert: Card Production Delays at USCIS

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security shared Ombudsman's Alert: Card Production Delays at USCIS.

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United States Embassies and Consulates Begin Phased Resumption of Routine Visa Services

Monday, July 13, 2020 - The United States, State Department issued a tweet today informing the public that embassies and consulates will begin opening for visa services, after most posts closed or limited services in March of this year, due to CO

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BMO Tower Mentioned in Milwaukee Business Journal

July 7, 2020 - The BMO Tower will recieve it's newest addition: Fiddleheads Coffee Roasters to open their cafe in the first floor of the building, offering coffee, bakery, and a full breakfast menu. 

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