Latest News and Blog Posts

Latest News and Blog Posts

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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Submit Your Comments on the Draft EB-5 Legislation and Proposed Regulations

The Department of Homeland Security recently published proposed regulations for the EB-5 program. These proposals include significant reforms to the current Program.

posted by Faith Greene
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Kraft Presents at 2017 EB5 Investors Magazine Convention

Bob Kraft, Chairman and CEO of FirstPathway Partners, presented during the annual EB5 Investors Magazine Investment Immigration Convention held Saturday, January 14, 2017.

posted by Faith Greene
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New Study Shows EB-5 Has Created Nearly 17,000 Jobs

The Economics & Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce recently conducted a study, revealing the unprecedented effects of the EB-5 program.

posted by Faith Greene
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USCIS Simplifies Processing Times Reporting

On January 4, USCIS began posting processing times using a specific date format, rather than weeks or months. They believe this change will help them deliver easier to understand processing times in a more timely fashion.

posted by Faith Greene
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