Problems and Possibilities: Understanding the EB-5 Investor Visa

  • The basic legal background of the EB-5 visa, recent developments in USCIS adjudication practice, and evidentiary issues immigration lawyers must be prepared for when representing EB-5 investors.
  • State Bar of Texas, 11th Annual Advanced Immigration Law Course, February 2012

Hot Topics in EB-5 Investor Visas

  • A presentation of EB-5 hot topics, including job creation methodology issues for regional centers as well as source of funds issues.
  • University of Texas at Austin, 36th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, November 2012

Hot Topics and New Developments in the EB-5 Visa Category

  • A discussion of recent developments in the EB-5 visa category, including details on new procedures for securing regional center designation, the USCIS comprehensive guidance memorandum regarding EB-5 adjudications policy, and quota retrogression.
  • State Bar of Texas, 13th Annual Advanced Immigration Law Course, February 2014

Challenges and Practices for EB-5 Investors

  • An updated discussion of recent developments in the EB-5 visa category, including electronic submission of Form I-526 via the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (ELIS), the USCIS comprehensive guidance memorandum regarding EB-5 adjudications policy, quota retrogression, and the development of inter-agency relationships between USCIS and the SEC.
  • State Bar of Texas, 14th Annual Advanced Immigration Law Course, February 2015

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