Latest News and Blog Posts

Latest News and Blog Posts

Kimpton Journeyman Featured in Meetings + Events Magazine

The magazine highlights some of the hotel's most appealing features: its carefully selected decor, including "stunning overhead lighting and chevron ceiling panels";

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2-Year Anniversary of Groundbreaking on Hampton Inn & Suites West Allis

Two years ago today, construction officially began on the now completed Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee West.

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USCIS Introduces Fee Increases to EB-5 Program

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced an update for immigration application fees, including fees associated with the EB-5 Program.

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Kraft Accepts I-829 Award at IIUSA 6th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum

Kraft accepted the award which recognizes Regional Centers that have been successful in bringing EB-5 projects "full circle". These Regional Centers have had their I-829 petitions approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Water Council Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award

Presented by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the award recognizes the world's most innovative economic development programs and partnerships, along with the year's most influential leaders. The Water Council was praised for having created positive change within its community.

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Kraft a Panelist at IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum

During the 6th Annual IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum set in Los Angeles, Kraft served as panelist during a breakout session. The topic was Issue Spotting in EB-5 Legislation for Regional Centers.

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Visa Bulletin for November 2016 Released

The latest Visa Bulletin released by the U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs reveals the Final Action Dates of March 08, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applicants.

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National Day Celebrated in China

October 1st through the 7th is recognized in China as National Day or "golden week". According to China Highlights, it is the biggest week for tourism in China, when its citizens have a week off to reunite with family and take trips.

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New Study Ranks University of Wisconsin 10th Best Public Institution in U.S.

U.S. News & World Report recently released a new report with its latest college rankings. UW-Madison ranked 10th among public institutions in the country.

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Kraft, Wycklendt, and Sherer to Attend IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum in Los Angeles

The 6th annual event will be held over the course of two days. Over 400 guests are expected to attend, including international investment and economic development professionals from around the world. U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX, 10th District) will be a keynote speaker.

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EB-5 Program Extended Until December 9, 2016

President Barack Obama signed the Continuing Resolution on September 29, extending the reauthorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program through December 9.

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EB-5 Included in Continuing Resolution for Short-Term Extension

On September 28, Senate passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government through December 9. The provision to extend the EB-5 program is included in the short-term budget bill, which also allows the government to continue running through the November election and into December.

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The Importance of EB-5 to the U.S. Economy and Consequences of Program Lapsing

With the EB-5 Regional Center Program set to expire September 30, 2016, lawmakers have been working feverishly to extend the program with reforms. Reauthorization, along with those reforms, would allow for increased Program integrity and economic opportunities. EB-5 has long proved to be essential to the U.S. economy. Outlined below are several benefits of the Program.

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