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The EB-5 Visa Program Placed Under Microscope in Senate Hearing

Written by on February 2, 2016 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
The EB-5 Visa Program Placed Under Microscope in Senate Hearing

The Immigrant Investor Program, also known as “EB-5,” has become an increasingly important source of investment for development projects in the United States, attracting billions of dollars to the U.S. economy and creating tens of thousands of jobs in the United States. However, that program came under intense scrutiny this week at a Senate Judiciary […]

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What to Expect From Congress on Immigration in 2016

Written by on January 5, 2016 in Asylum, Legislation with 0 Comments
What to Expect From Congress on Immigration in 2016

As members of Congress make their way back to Washington, D.C. this week, the prevailing wisdom is that nothing substantive will happen on Capitol Hill because we have officially entered an election year. On immigration, there is little hope that lawmakers will take up comprehensive reform, but that does not mean Congress will not try […]

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Congress Passes a Budget, But a Government Shutdown is Still Possible

Written by on November 3, 2015 in Legislation with 0 Comments
Congress Passes a Budget, But a Government Shutdown is Still Possible

Last week Congress passed and on Monday the President signed a two year bipartisan budget agreement that also raised the debt ceiling through March 2017. The two year budget sets federal spending through the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years (FY), and lifts spending caps by providing an additional $80 billion, split evenly between military and […]

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Congress Narrowly Avoids Shutdown, Reauthorizes Key Immigration Programs

Written by on October 1, 2015 in Legislation with 0 Comments
Congress Narrowly Avoids Shutdown, Reauthorizes Key Immigration Programs

Just hours before the federal government was set to shut down on Wednesday, Congress passed a continuing resolution, a stop-gap measure which continues funding the government at current levels and keeps the government open. The continuing resolution passed easily by large majorities in the House of Representatives and the Senate and will last for 10 […]

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Bipartisan Policy Center Report Makes a Case for the EB-5 Program

Written by on September 21, 2015 in Business & the Workforce, Economics with 0 Comments
Bipartisan Policy Center Report Makes a Case for the EB-5 Program

Related Content: New American Investors Making a Difference in the Economy In a new report, the Bipartisan Policy Center weighed in on the current discussion surrounding the immigrant investor program, known as EB-5, making a case for why the program has provided positive benefits and could continue to do so in the future. The report, EB-5 […]

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What Will Congress Do on Immigration in September?

Written by on September 8, 2015 in Legislation with 0 Comments
What Will Congress Do on Immigration in September?

Today, Congress returned to work after its annual August recess. While September promises to be a busy month for the lawmakers, especially given that the Senate is in session for only twelve days and the House for ten, it is unlikely that immigration will be high on their “to do” list. Nonetheless, immigration will be […]

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White House Report on Improving Our Legal Immigration System: Too Little Too Late?

White House Report on Improving Our Legal Immigration System: Too Little Too Late?

As part of November 2014’s Executive Action announcement, the President issued a memorandum directing the Secretaries of State and Homeland Security to recommend improvements to the immigration system. After seeking public input and receiving roughly 1,650 responses, the agencies submitted their recommendations to the White House and on July 15, the White House released its […]

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