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  • 25 Oct 2013 - 05:26

    One of the ways a foreign national (alien) can become a permanent resident is through a permanent employment opportunity in the United States. There are five employment-based preference categories.

    • First preference is for priority workers including persons of extraordinary ability, outstanding professors and researchers, and multinational organization executives and managers.
    • The Second preference is for physicians, members of the professions holding advanced degrees, and persons of exceptional ability.
    • The Third preference is for professionals, sk...
  • 3 Oct 2013 - 03:09

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are jointly issuing this Investor Alert to warn individual investors about fraudulent investment scams that exploit the Immigrant Investor Program, also known as “EB-5.”

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) are aware of investment scams targeting foreign nationals who seek to become permanent lawful U.S. residents through the Immigrant Investor Program (“EB-5”).&nbbsp; In close coordination with USCIS, which administers the EB-5 program, the SEC has taken emergency enforcement action to stop all...

  • 31 May 2013 - 18:33
    • USCIS policy memorandum provide guidance for adjudicating EB-5 applications and petitions, addressing important issues like the preponderance of evidence standard, definition of “capital,” amount of capital that must be invested, definition of “targeted employment area” and more.
    • Please check attachment to read policy memo.
  • 9 Apr 2013 - 01:30

    Each month, the Visa Office subdivides the annual preference and foreign state limitations specified by the INA into monthly allotments based on totals of documentarily qualified immigrant visa applicants reported at consular posts and CIS Offices, grouped by foreign state chargeability, preference category, and...

  • 1 Jan 2013 - 04:02

    USCIS releases guidance memo on EB-5 cases involving Tenant-Occupancy.

    Please check the attached guidance memo for detail information. 

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