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CIS Ombudsman Annual Conference Highlights Updates to Practices

On December 7th, the 2017 Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) Ombudsman’s Annual Conference was held in Washington D.C. Speakers included the Secretary of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen Kielsen, USCIS Director L.

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Congress Extends EB-5 with Continuing Resolution

Yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed stopgap legislation, also known as a continuing resolution that included an extension of the EB-5 program. Shortly after, the U.S. Senate passed the legislation in a vote of 81-14. The legislation extends the EB-5 program until December 22nd, 2017 without changes. President Trump will sign the bill next. 

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U.S. House Passes Stopgap Spending Bill

Today, December 7th, 2017 - In a vote of 235 to 193 the United States House of Representatives passed a stopgap spending bill, that further extends the EB-5 Program until December 22nd, 2017. The extension does not include any changes to the EB-5 program. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on the measure next.

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Water Technology Startup Raises $1.55 Million in Funds

Stonehouse Water Technologies LLC, a growing Milwaukee startup, recently announced it raised $1.55 million in funding to support its water purification product line. 

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AILA Summit to Convene in Las Vegas

From December 7th to the 8th, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will host the 2017 EB-5 Investors Summit in Las Vegas, NV at the Aria Resort and Casino.

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Future Wisconsin Summit Brings Together Leaders and Executives

On November 29th, 2017, some of the most influential leaders from around the State, along with top Foxconn Executive, Louis Woo, gathered at the 4th annual Future Wisconsin

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Water Technology Conference Commences in China

This week, a delegation of representatives from The Water Council, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is lending its expertise to China.

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BMO Harris Bank Remains Committed to Milwaukee

In a recent edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal, BMO Harris CEO David Casper discussed BMO Harris Bank’s continued support of the NBA Milwaukee Bucks, the bank’s future in Wisconsin, and its

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Kraft Gives Insightful Interview at Immigration Summit

In a recent interview, IIUSA’s President of the Board of Directors and Chairman and CEO of FirstPathway Partners, Robert W. Kraft sat down for an interview with Investment Migration Insider to discuss the future of the EB-5 program.

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BMO Begins Large-Scale Work with Groundbreaking Ceremony

On November 16th, BMO Harris Bank and award-winning developer Irgens gathered with dozens of enthusiastic individuals in Downtown Milwaukee to witness the groundbreaking of the bank’s new 25-story, $132.6 million tower. 

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Foxconn Chooses Wisconsin

Foxconn made headlines worldwide in July 2017 with an announcement of plans to make a 10 billion dollar investment in the State of Wisconsin that will, directly and indirectly, create tens of thousands of jobs.

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IIUSA’s President of the Board of Directors Speaks at Major Investment Summit

On November 6th, 2017, Robert W. Kraft spoke on an expert panel to an audience of immigration and investment professionals as well as government officials at the 5th Annual Investment Immigration Summit (IIS) - East Asia in Hong Kong.

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Water Council Signs International Agreements to Increase Collaboration

During Governor Scott Walker’s recent trade mission to Israel the Water Council signed two agreements that will increase collaboration and establish new partnerships between the State of Wisconsin and Israel.

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Milwaukee Startup Week

From November 6th - 12th the second annual Milwaukee Startup Week, presented by Northwestern Mutual, will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, local leaders, and major companies to celebrate entrepreneurship in Southeast Wisconsin.

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Kraft Accepts Prestigious Award at IIUSA Industry Forum

During a recent awards ceremony at the 7th annual EB-5 Industry Forum in Miami, Chairman and CEO of FirstPathway Partners, Robert W. Kraft accepted the prestigious I-829 award.

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