Anibal Sanchez, of Daren Silver & Associates, LLP, has written the following article on the details and implementation of the Public Charge Inadmissibility Rule, which will go into effect on February 24, 2020.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services New Public Charge Rule
January 29, 2020 – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a change for Form I-526 (Immigrant Petition by Alien Investor) from a first-in, first-out basis to a visa availability approach.
Friday, January 24, 2020 – FirstPathway Partners is excited to have joined efforts with Teriyaki Madness, a fast-casual Asian Restaurant, to provide the franchise as an EB-5 and E-2 investment option to our clients. Teriyaki Madness (TMAD) is set to open 5 new locations in the Greater Milwaukee Area by this summer. These locations will be 5 of nearly 70 locations around North America.
Thursday, January 22, 2020 – The February 2020 Visa Bulletin
Friday, December 20, 2019 - The U.S. Department of State has published the January 2020 Visa Bulletin which currently lists the EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance.
Monday, December 16, 2019 - A new Field Report is now available for JW. Construction is approximately 90% complete. Vertical construction is complete with work continuing on the interior and exterior of the building. Installation of the lay-in ceiling tiles is complete from the basement through the 11th floor.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - Last month, the BMO Office Tower received I-924 exemplar approval, meaning client's I-526's will be accorded deference under the BMO project. An I-924 “exemplar petition” is filed by the regional center at the very beginning of the project offering.
Friday, November 22, 2019 - Yesterday, USCIS issued a policy guidance explaining how USCIS applies Matter of Stockwell and clarifying when USCIS may adjust the status of an alien whose Conditional Permanent Resident (CPR) status has been terminated.