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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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USCIS Extends Existing Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests

July 1, 2020 - The extension of flexibility to agency requests, first announced by USCIS on March 30, 2020, has been extended through September 11, 2020 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This extension is to aid in effective assistance to petitioners and applicants responding to:

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E-2 and EB-5 Excluded From Latest Round of U.S. Immigration Bans

The Trump Administration has suspended entry into the United States of the following non-immigrant visa categories: H-1B, H-2B, J, and L visas, including those dependents following to join.

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Teriyaki Madness: Outperforming Competitors

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - Teriyaki Madness' sales exceed those prior to the pandemic and greatly surpasses competitor sales in the fast casual industry.

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EB-5 Visa Outlook For July 2020

Thursday, June 18, 2020 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS), Bureau of Consular Affairs, issued its monthly Visa Bulletin. During normal times, this bulletin summarizes the availability of visas, indicating when applicants are eligible and can submit required documentation to the National Visa Center as visas become available.

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Robert Kraft Featured in BizTimes Article

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - FirstPathway Partners' Chairman and CEO, Robert Kraft, was featured in BizTimes artice on the EB-5 program's hand in economic recovery. Kraft states in the article that "the EB-5 program has successfully infused billions of dollars into the nation's economy.

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FirstPathway Partners Mentioned in Gulf News Article:

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - FirstPathway Partners, along with business partner, Range Developments, was mentioned in Gulf News' article on U.S. immigration through the Grenada CBI program. Grenada remains the only Caribbean citizenship whose passport holders are eligable for a United States E-2 visa.

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Teriyaki Madness Franchisee Featured in Franchise Magazine for Success During Pandemic

Monday, June 15, 2020 - Between revenue from take-out orders and finding miscellaneous renovation projects for his 25 employees within the restaurant, this 

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Bob Kraft Mentioned in EB-5 Weekly's Article on His Priorities for the EB-5 Program

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - Upon Bob Kraft's recent reelection into his fourth term as IIUSA President, he recently shared his ambitions for the EB-5 Regional Center Program that include long

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LIVE Webinar: IIUSA Investor Market Series: South Africa

Join us on June 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM EST, for our LIVE webinar featuring IIUSA, the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry and our expert panelists who will share their in-depth market knowledge and experience to provide insight and answer questions in this interactive webinar setting.

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Bob Kraft Re-Elected IIUSA President for Fourth Consecutive Term

Wednesday, May 28, 2020 – FirstPathway Partners CEO and Chairman, Bob Kraft, accepts his re-election as IIUSA President for the fourth consecutive year, returning to serve the board for the 2020-2021 term.
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June 2020 Visa Bulletin Now Available

Monday, May 26, 2020 - The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, June 2020 Visa Bulletin (View PDF) is now available.

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IIUSA President, Bob Kraft Shares Industry's Policy Efforts with Forbes

Friday, May 22, 2020 - FORBES: EB5 Investor Immigration Program Escapes Trump’s Ban While Supporters Advocate Its Expansion
 
When President Trump tweeted, about the Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States, many immigrants and long-time observes of immigration policies were confused as to what he was doing.
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