Latest News and Blog Posts

Latest News and Blog Posts

EB-5 Legislative Update from the Desk of Bob Kraft

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - As I return from my trip to Geneva, Switzerland, I’d like to take time to share my experience representing the United States at the Investment Migration Forum, one of the largest residency and citizenship-by-investment forums in the world.

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BMO Office Tower Approaches 50% Completion

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 –  FirstPathway Partners' EB-5 project, the BMO Office Tower, nears its 50% completion mark as it continues to rise 328 feet above N. Water St. Construction on BMO Tower remains on schedule and the developer indicated they will be topping off all 25 stories in the coming next few weeks.

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Kimpton Journeyman featured for its scenic rooftop bar, The Outsider

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – The Outsider rooftop bar was recently showcased by Milwaukee 88 Nine for delivering an “elevated social experience”, as it occupies a modern ninth story floor of the Journeyman Hotel in the Historic Third Ward.

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July Visa Bulletin Reveals First Time Final Action Dates for India

Monday, June 17, 2019 - The U.S.

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Construction on JW Marriott (Anaheim, CA) more than Halfway Complete

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - A recent field report on the construction progress of the JW Marriott in Anaheim, CA has revealed that construction is more than half-way completed at approximately 65%.
 
In summary, vertical construction is complete with work continuing on the interior and exterior of the b
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Kraft Speaks at Investment Migration Forum in Geneva Switzerland

Tuesday, June 5, 2019 - FirstPathway Partners CEO & IIUSA President, Bob Kraft had the privilege of being a moderator during the Investment Migration Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. The Investment Migration Council (IMC) is the worldwide association for investor immigration and citizenship-by-investment.

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Disneyland Opens Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Attraction Near JW Marriott Anaheim

Friday, May 31, 2019 - Disneyland's new Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, the company's largest expansion ever, opened in Anaheim, California just two blocks from the construction site of the JW Marriott luxury hotel. 

Disneyland Parks attract over 25 million visitors annually and since 2015, profits for Disney's parks and resorts have gone up 47%. 

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IIUSA President, Robert Kraft, signs Partnership Agreement between IIUSA and GDEIA at the 2019 Global Investment Immigration Summit in Guangzhou, China

Monday, May 20, 2019 - Last week, IIUSA President Robert Kraft, had the honor of participating as a guest speaker at the 2019 Global Investment Immigration Summit in Guangzhou, China and delivered important updates on the EB-5 legislative reform. The Annual Summit, which was hosted by the Guangdong Entry & Exit Immigration Association (GDEIA), is one of the most anticipated events of
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USCIS Releases June 2019 Visa Bulletin

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the June 2019 Visa Bulletin.

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Charlie Oppenheim Shares EB-5 Visa Projections - India Surpasses Vietnam Wait

On Monday, May 6, 2019 – Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S.
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Bob Kraft Re-Elected as IIUSA President for Second Term

Monday, May 6, 2019 - IIUSA hosted its 14th Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, DC in conjunction with the Spring EB-5 Advocacy Conference. This meeting provided an opportunity to members to hear about the state of the association, accomplishments of committees this past year, and other important organizational milestones.

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Join FirstPathway Partners for a LIVE Webinar on EB-5 & Visa Options for Students

Monday, April 29, 2019 - Join FirstPathway Partners Senior Vice President, Jennifer Sherer and attorney Carrie Ziegler Thomas for a LIVE webinar on EB-5 and Visa options for students as they discuss law and policy changes and trend

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Construction on JW Marriott (Anaheim, CA) Halfway Complete

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - A recent field report on the construction progress of the JW Marriott in Anaheim, CA has revealed that construction is 53% complete.
 
In summary, vertical construction is completed with work continuing on the interior and exterior of the building.
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May 2019 Visa Bulletin Released

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the May 2019 Visa Bulletin. The final action dates for investors from Mainland China is September 22, 2014, for both Regional Center and Non-Regional Center Programs.
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