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Kraft presents at Global Citizenship Conference in London

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - Bob Kraft was a guest speaker on behalf of IIUSA (and presented jointly) with Rosemary Gallant, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, US Embassy – London at today’s Global Citizenship Conference in London.

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USCIS Released Updates to the Policy Manual to Reflect New Regulations

November 10, 2019 - The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced revisions to its policy guideance in the USCIS Policy Manual on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, to align with the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Final Rule.

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FirstPathway Partners Receives 2018-2019 I-829 Approval Award

Friday, November 8, 2019 – Last week, FirstPathway Partners was honored with recieving a (2018-2019) I-829 Approval Award during the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, Washington.

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IIUSA President, Bob Kraft Advocates for EB-5 Reauthorization in Washington

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - Bob Kraft has been in Washington DC working on EB-5 program legislation and is scheduled to meet with Senate and House Offices on behalf of the industry. 
 
Yesterday, IIUSA shared the following: 
 
U.S. Senators Mike Rounds (R-SD), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced S.
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FirstPathway Partners Receives 2019 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training service hosted The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act or the Act) event in the Great Hall at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. recognizing job creators that recruit, hire, and retain America’s veterans.

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Investors Are Encouraged to Act Fast in Hopes to Beat Approaching Price Increase

November 1, 2019 – Since the new EB-5 regulations were posted by the USCIS in late July, there has been a significant increase of foreign investors rushing to move forward and file their EB-5 immigration petitions.

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More EB-5 Visas available in FY20

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – Today during the 9th Annual IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle Washington, Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S.
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November Visa Bulletin Reveals Final Action Date Advancements for China, Vietnam and India

October 25, 2019 – The November Visa Bulletin revealed a final action date of November 01, 2014 for applicants from Mainland China advancing ten days from the September bulletin.

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Teriyaki Madness goes Global and Officially opens in Mexico City!

Tuesday, Ocotber 15, 2019 - Teriyaki Madness opened its first international restaurant last month in Mexico City.

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BMO Tower Mounts Brand Signage

Friday, October 11, 2019 – It was observed yesterday afternoon that they were mounting the “B M O” letters onto the exterior of the building and the latest field report on BMO reveals 84% completion, as the project remains on schedule to finish on December 2019. The report indicates that the curtain wall is complete with the exception of the openings for the hoist.
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Kimpton Journeyman Hotel Makes 'Top Midwest Hotel' List by Conde Nast Traveler

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - The boutiuqe hotel, Kimpton Journeyman Hotel, in Milwaukee's Third Ward was recently listed in the Conde Nast Traveler Top 20 Midwest Hotels Readers' Choice Awards 2019, and has quickly become a favorite of business and lei
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Kraft Presents at American Chamber of Commerce Event in Dubai

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – Last week, Bob Kraft, President of Invest In the USA (IIUSA) and Chairman/CEO of FirstPathway Partners, spoke at a Dubai American Chamber of Commerce co-sponsored event at the Capital Club, Dubai, UAE entitled “Selling Bra

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Adjustment Option Per October Visa Bulletin

The following article is attributed to Darren and Anibal of Darren Silver & Associates, LLP:

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President Trump Signs Continuing Resolution Extending EB-5 Through November 21

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - Yesterday, President Trump signed H.R. 4378 a short-term continuing resolution (CR) funding the government through November 21, 2019. The CR prevents a government shutdown and also ensures that the EB-5 Regional Center Programs authorization is extended.

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