Latest News and Blog Posts

Latest News and Blog Posts

EB-5 Hearing Recap

On June 19, 2018, The United States Senate Judiciary Committee held an open hearing relating to the EB-5 Program. The hearing was presided over by Chairman and Senator, Charles Grassley.

posted by Jessica Melka
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Reminder Upcoming EB-5 Hearing

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, The United States Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a full committee hearing, 

posted by Jessica Melka
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USCIS Form Updates

USCIS has issued the following notice to the public regarding Form I-797: 

posted by Jessica Melka
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USCIS Hosts Vietnamese Language Engagement

Next month U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites stakeholders to participate in a national Vietnamese language engagement. The teleconference will take place on April 6, 2017 from Midnight to 1:00 a.m. Indochina Time (UTC +7) April 5, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5).

posted by Jennifer Sherer
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Kraft Addresses EB5 Investors Ho Chi Minh Conference

Friday March 3, 2017- This week Bob Kraft was honored to participate on a panel entitled The Future of EB-5 & Global Investment Immigration during the 2017, second annual, Ho Chi Minh EB-5 Delegation hosted by

posted by Jennifer Sherer
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FirstPathway Partners to Sponsor IIUSA Reception in Vietnam

The March 1st event, held in Ho Chi Minh City, will honor the support from IIUSA members overseas with a special banquet and dinner.

posted by Faith Greene
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New Immigrants Can Now Create a USCIS Online Account

New immigrants will now have the option to create a USCIS online account when paying the USCIS Immigration Fee. The account allows access to Green Card tracking information, along with electronic case updates. There is also a section to allow users to update their personal information, including their mailing address.

USCIS outlines the following information:

posted by Faith Greene
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EB-5 Program Included in House Judiciary Committee Authorization and Oversight Plan for 115th Congress

According to IIUSA, the House Committee on the Judiciary published its annual Authorization and Oversight Plan for the 115th Congress.

posted by Faith Greene
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March Visa Bulletin Released

According to the U.S. Department of State, as of March 1, Mainland-China born applicants who filed their I-526 petitions before May 1, 2014 will be eligible to schedule interviews with Department of State Consular offices and be issued conditional immigration visas to enter the U.S.

posted by Faith Greene
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Kraft MC's and Speaks at Chinese New Year Celebration

The annual celebration, presented by the MMAC, was sponsored by FirstPathway Partners and held on Thursday, February 16th, 2017 at the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel, a FirstPathway Partners project, which opened in July 2016.

posted by Faith Greene
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Proposed Changes to EB-5 Program

Recently the Department of Homeland Security proposed major changes to the EB-5 immigration investor program. One of the most notable changes includes a rule to almost triple the Program’s minimum investment threshold to $1.35 million for Targeted Employment Areas (TEA's).

posted by Faith Greene
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Department of State Releases February 2017 Visa Bulletin

According to the U.S. Department of State, Chinese investors who filed their I-526 petitions before April 15, 2014 will be eligible to schedule interviews with Department of State Consular offices and be issued conditional immigration visas to enter the U.S.

posted by Faith Greene
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Chinese New Year Kicks Off

A large, parade followed by fireworks, kicked off this year’s Chinese Lunar New Year. In China, residents celebrated the Year of the Rooster by lighting lanterns throughout the country.

posted by Faith Greene
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Chicago Investor Pays Visit to Global Water Center

Guy Turner, of Hyde Park Venture Partners, recently visited FirstPathway Partners' project, the Global Water Center, to discuss matters pertaining to startups.

posted by Faith Greene
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