Latest News and Blog Posts

Latest News and Blog Posts

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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New Study on the Economic Impact of EB-5 Regional Center Program

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 – Last week, IIUSA and The EB-5 Investment Coalition (EB-5IC) released a new study on the economic impact of the EB-5 Regional Center Program. Their report details finding a total of $10.98 billion of capital investment in EB-5 projects throughout the U.S. supported more 355,000 U.S.
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April Visa Bulletin Reveals Five Week Advancement for Vietnam-Born Applicants

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - The U.S.
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FirstPathway Partners Nominated for Economic Achievement - Impact Award

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - FirstPathway Partners is proud to be nominated for the 2019 EB-5 Award for Economic Achievement in the Economic Impact category. The nominations process for the Awards for Economic Achievement opened in January when IIU
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Kimpton's Rooftop Bar, The Outsider, Named Milwaukee's Best for 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019 - The Outsider, a rooftop bar at the Kimpton Journeyman hotel, was recently named the Best Hotel Bar in Milwaukee by OnMilwaukee. Recognized for its stunning rooftop patio, this is the second straight year since opening in 2016, that The Outsider has earned this achievement. 

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BMO Office Tower Construction Update

Monday, March 11, 2019 - In a recent field report for construction on the BMO Office Tower in Milwaukee, WI., latest inspection report indicated the project is 32% complete. 

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JW Marriott Construction Update

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - Construction on the JW Marriott in Anaheim, California has been reported at 42% complete. The General Contractor has poured all of the concrete through the 11th floor and expects to “top-out” by mid-March.
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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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