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.
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).
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.
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.
The Department of Homeland Security recently published proposed regulations for the EB-5 program. These proposals include significant reforms to the current Program.
Bob Kraft, Chairman and CEO of FirstPathway Partners, presented during the annual EB5 Investors Magazine Investment Immigration Convention held Saturday, January 14, 2017.
The Economics & Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce recently conducted a study, revealing the unprecedented effects of the EB-5 program.
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.
The FirstPathway Partners project, which opened July 2016, has been elevated to “Exceptional” status on
Over the last year or so, experts have weighed in on the immigration policy of President Elect, Donald Trump. Though there is still much to be confirmed, “There is one immigration law on the books that should continue”—and that is the EB-5 Program.
In the recent Visa Bulletin, it was revealed the cutoff date advanced to April 8, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applications. This is an adjustment from the previous December Visa Bulletin of March 22, 2014.