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USCIS Explains the Current State of Operations and Receipt Notices

Monday, January 11, 2021 - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors, USCIS is experiencing delays in issuing receipt notices for some applications and petitions filed at a

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Teriyaki Madness Continues Expansion and Opens in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Teriyaki Madness continues to grow quickly and widely as they open yet another location, this time in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
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Bob Kraft Featured in Forbes

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 –FirstPathway Partners Chairman and CEO, Bob Kraft, was recently featured in a Forbes article entitled How Investor Immigration Could Help Address Unemployment in America.
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USCIS Application Support Centers Updates

Thursday, December 31, 2020 - From the U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have experienced delays in scheduling or rescheduling application support center (ASC) appointments to collect biometrics.

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January 2021 Visa Bulletin Released

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 – The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”), Bureau of Consular Affairs, January 2021 Visa Bulletin is now available and reveals a two-week advancement for Vietnam EB-5 date with no movement for China dates.
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EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 extends the EB-5 Regional Center Program through June 30, 2021.

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How Teriyaki Madness found success by forming its own management company for E-2 & EB-5 franchisees

Monday, December 21, 2020 — the Denver, Colo.-based, 75-unit fast-casual teriyaki brand — used the unusually challenging time of the pandemic to launch a solution for a common operator issue: managing absentee franchisees.
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FirstPathway Partners Announces Partnership with Relocation Africa

Firstpathway Partners is proud to launch their partnership with Relocation Africa.
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Teriyaki Madness Cuts the Ribbon at Yet Another Location's Grand Opening

Teriyaki Madness (TMAD) continues to celebrate growth!
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Visa Bulletin for December 2020 Released

The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”), Bureau of Consular Affairs, December 2020 Visa Bulletin is now available.
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U.S. Department of State Visa Data

Friday, November 20, 2020 - In the wake of COVID-19 consulate closures and reductions of service,

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Teriyaki Madness Featured in Fast Casual

Spoiler alert— the results are great! Restaurant Sherpas has seen impressive growth in the last months, opening up five new Teriyaki Madness shops since September and boosting a year-over-year sales increase of 18% nationwide in Q3.
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Bob Kraft Featured in Investment Migration Council’s 2020-2021 Yearbook

Milwaukee, WI (November 17, 2020) - FirstPathway Partners CEO / IIUSA President, Bob Kraft, reveals his secrets on navigating the EB-5 industry from an entrepreneurial standpoint and tactics in selecting both feasible and lucrative projects for immigrant investors in Investment Migration Council’s (IMC) latest Yearbook publication.

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Chief of IPO Addresses Stakeholders

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - What did we learn during the presentation from Sarah M. Kendall, Chief of the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at the IIUSA Virtual Forum?

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BMO Tower Continues to Gain Tenants Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Monday, November 9, 2020 - The BMO Tower gains architecture firm, Kahler Slater, due to their efficient leasing process in comparison to other buildings during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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