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Kraft Speaks at Investment Migration Forum in Geneva Switzerland

Tuesday, June 5, 2019 - FirstPathway Partners CEO & IIUSA President, Bob Kraft had the privilege of being a moderator during the Investment Migration Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. The Investment Migration Council (IMC) is the worldwide association for investor immigration and citizenship-by-investment.

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Disneyland Opens Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Attraction Near JW Marriott Anaheim

Friday, May 31, 2019 - Disneyland's new Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, the company's largest expansion ever, opened in Anaheim, California just two blocks from the construction site of the JW Marriott luxury hotel. 

Disneyland Parks attract over 25 million visitors annually and since 2015, profits for Disney's parks and resorts have gone up 47%. 

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IIUSA President, Robert Kraft, signs Partnership Agreement between IIUSA and GDEIA at the 2019 Global Investment Immigration Summit in Guangzhou, China

Monday, May 20, 2019 - Last week, IIUSA President Robert Kraft, had the honor of participating as a guest speaker at the 2019 Global Investment Immigration Summit in Guangzhou, China and delivered important updates on the EB-5 legislative reform. The Annual Summit, which was hosted by the Guangdong Entry & Exit Immigration Association (GDEIA), is one of the most anticipated events of
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USCIS Releases June 2019 Visa Bulletin

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the June 2019 Visa Bulletin.

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Charlie Oppenheim Shares EB-5 Visa Projections - India Surpasses Vietnam Wait

On Monday, May 6, 2019 – Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S.
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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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