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Response to USCIS EB-5 I-526 & I-829 Data

On June 19th, 2017 USCIS published a data set titled “Number of Approved and Denied Forms I-526, Immigrant Petitions by Alien Entrepreneur” and “Forms I-829, Petitions by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status” by USCIS Designated Regional Centers for the period beginning January 1, 2014 ending May 31, 2017.
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SelectUSA Summit Highlights Opportunities in the USA

From June 18th to the 20th SelectUSA hosted its annual Investment Summit. This year’s Summit took place in Washington D.C. and highlighted the innovative business climate and opportunities in every corner of the United States.
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Manufacturing Giant Eyeing Wisconsin for New Factory

President Donald Trump gave a speech in Wisconsin on Tuesday afternoon where he eluded to the strong possibility of Foxconn beg

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Best Time for Business in the United States

Under President Trump there have been a variety of proposed economic reforms. One of these includes a proposed boarder adjustment tax or BAT.
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USCIS FY2017 Q2 Statistics Report

The USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) recently published the 2017 Fiscal Year Q2 I-526 and I-829 statistics. The reports show some surprising results as well as patterns in investor behavior.

Form I-526

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2017 U.S. OPEN Comes to Wisconsin

From June 12th to the 18th the 117th U.S. Open Championship will be held at the exclusive Erin Hills golf course in Erin, Wisconsin. Erin Hills will join a long list of elite courses around the country where the event has been hosted since beginning in 1895.
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State of Wisconsin Leads in Economic Growth

For the third month in a row Wisconsin has lead the five states that make up the Chicago Federal Reserve region in economic growth.
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Adjudication Trends & Times

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is posting its slowest I-526 and I-829 processing times in the history of the program. In March of 2017 processing times for both forms advanced only 11 days.

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USICS I-526 & I-829 Forms Updated

Recently U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced changes to its forms I-526 and I-829 and will soon require the submission of new editions.

·I-526: Beginning on June 9, 2017 USCIS will only accept the 04/10/17 edition

·I-829: Beginning July 24, 2017, USCIS will only accept the 4/21/17 edition

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Milwaukee to Host Global Water Center Summit

From May 23rd to May 24th the Water Council will host its 10th annual headline event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Kimpton Journeyman Wins 2017 Mayor’s Design Award

On Thursday May 19th the Kimpton Journeyman was presented the 2017
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Wisconsin Tourism Supports Economic Growth and Development

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism recently reported a revenue increase of over $700 million, a 3.5% increase, from the F

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Top Travel Magazine Puts Milwaukee in the Spotlight

Recently Condé Nast Traveler, a widely circulated high end travel news source, ranked the city of Milwaukee 2nd on its list of “6 U.S.
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2017 Best and Worst States for Business

In a recent review by Chief Executive, a magazine focused on business and development, CEOs from around the country ranked the state of Wisconsin in the top ten for business. The list has been published every year since 2010.

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