Latest News and Blog Posts

Latest News and Blog Posts

FY18 Q4 I-526 Statistics and Analysis

Friday, March 1, 2019 - USCIS published data on FY18 Q4 I-526 trends and statistics. In addition to this report, IIUSA has also published its most recent analysis which highlights the impact of the efforts by USCIS to continue to improve its adjudication efficiency and other salient industry data points which should result in faster processing times. 

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Bob Kraft Speaks at Chinese New Year Celebration

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - The annual celebration, presented by the MMAC, was sponsored by FirstPathway Partners and held at Foley & Lardner in the US Bank Building.

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Dan Wycklendt Presents at IIUSA Global Banquet in Dubai

Monday, February 25, 2019 - Dan Wycklendt, Executive Vice President of FirstPathway Partners, had the opportunity to present on the “EB-5 Experts Panel” for the IIUSA Global Banquet Series in Dubai. 

Wycklendt focused on highlighting key industry developments and local market trends.

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EB-5 Regulations Update

Friday, February 22, 2019 - The final USCIS EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization regulations were received for review by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), a part of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

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John Endicott Presents at IIUSA Global Banquet in Mumbai

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - John Endicott, FirstPathway Partners Regional Director of India, had the opportunity to present at the IIUSA Global Banquet Series event held in Mumbai.

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EB-5 Program Extension Through September 30, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019 - IIUSA reported President Trump has signed the "Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019" which funds the federal government and extends EB-5 Regional Center Program authorization through September 30, 2019.
 
This over 7-month extension opens the door for the EB-5 industry to make significant strides in securing a legislative solution for the
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USCIS Shares Class Action Member Identification Notice

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services shared the following Class Action Member Identification Notice:
On Nov. 30, 2018, in Zhang v. USCIS, No. 15-cv-995, the U.S.
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JW Marriott Anaheim Construction Update

Friday, February 8, 2019 - A recent Field Report shared an update on the progress of the construction on the JW Marriott in Anaheim, California.  According to the Report, W.E. O’Neil Construction Co.

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Kimpton Ranked #2 in Best Milwaukee Hotels

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - A newcomer to Milwaukee's Third Ward hospitality scene as of 2016, the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel was named as #2 in Best Milwaukee Hotels and has quickly become a favorite of business and leisure travelers alike, as featured by U.S. News & World Report.
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Three-Week Extension for EB-5 Regional Center Program

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - As reported by IIUSA, President Trump signed a short-term spending bill to end the shutdown and re-open the government. 

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BMO Office Tower Named Commercial Real Estate Highlight for 2019

January 24, 2019 - The BMO Office Tower, a FirstPathway Partners EB-5 project, in downtown Milwaukee, was featured by BizTimes and named as one of the area's biggest commercial real estate highlights of 2019. 

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USCIS Continues to Issue I-526 Priority Dates

Friday, January 18, 2019 - USCIS is continuing to timely issue I-797 for regional center-affiliated Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur post the December 22, 2018, government shutdown.
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February 2019 Visa Bulletin Reports EB-5 Category Remains Unavailable

Monday, January 14, 2019 - The U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the Visa Bulletin for the month of February 2019.

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USCIS Launches New Online Fee Calculator

Tuesday, January 8, 2018 - U.S.

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Milwaukee Marriott Downtown – In the News

The past few months have provided guests of the luxury hotel, Milwaukee Marriott (Downtown), with a new American-style cuisine by the East Town Kitchen & Bar after a renovation and rebranding of its restaurant formerly known as M
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