USCIS Idea Community: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is using a new online tool, called the USCIS Idea Community, to ask for your ideas and opinions on the services it provides.  On April 23, USCIS hosted a national stakeholder engagement for the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The next idea campaign focuses on the future of the program and … Read moreUSCIS Idea Community: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

China Real Estate Market Cooling Down and Shadow Banks Crisis – What does it mean to EB-5 Investors?

  The sale and refinancing of real property are common sources of EB-5 investment monies for Chinese investors. However, recent changes in the Chinese banking sectors may make it harder to obtain a home equity loan in China.  by Yi Song, Esq.  Since late last year, there are mounting signs that the housing market in … Read moreChina Real Estate Market Cooling Down and Shadow Banks Crisis – What does it mean to EB-5 Investors?

Over 100 Indians detained in US since 2013 on hunger strike

HOUSTON (PTI | Apr 21, 2014, 02.53 PM IST): Over 100 Indian youths, detained by US authorities for allegedly entering the country illegally to seek asylum, are on a hunger strike. The men, all hailing from Punjab, have been languishing in El Paso Processing Centre in Texas in miserable conditions since last year, a non-profit … Read moreOver 100 Indians detained in US since 2013 on hunger strike

Frame-up charge: NRI body seeks CBI probe

Chandigarh, April 19,2014 (www.thribuneindia.com) The North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has sought a CBI probe into the international drug racket and allegations of Canada-based Amarjit Kaur Basra’s that her husband Manpreet Singh Gill was falsely implicated in the case.Satnam Singh Chahal, executive director, NAPA, said: “Documents submitted by Basra raises questions on the police. She has … Read moreFrame-up charge: NRI body seeks CBI probe

USCIS EB-5 Engagement Wednesday, April 23

A stakeholder teleconference will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 2:30-4 p.m. (Eastern) by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) concerning work on revised EB-5 regulations.  Regulatory revision has been identified as an important step for the future of the EB-5 Program and is an agency priority. USCIS therefore invites EB-5 stakeholders to … Read moreUSCIS EB-5 Engagement Wednesday, April 23

Real Estate Summit Discusses Alternative Financing such as EB-5

On March 7, nearly 300 CEOs, COOs, and other top real estate executives convened at the fifth annual Akerman U.S. Real Estate Summit held in downtown Miami, FL to discuss the latest trends in commercial real estate investment and explore creative avenues for growth. A series of high-level discussions were held throughout the day; Akerman … Read moreReal Estate Summit Discusses Alternative Financing such as EB-5

Retail salespersons and cashiers are the largest occupations in the U.S.

Retail salespersons and cashiers were the occupations with the largest employment in May 2013. The 10 largest occupations accounted for 21 percent of total employment. The U.S.-all occupations mean wage in May 2013 was $22.33 per hour or $46,440 annually. Please follow and like us: