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January 4 2019

Effect of Government Shutdown on EB-5

Government Shut Down

The Regional Center statute has temporarily lapsed and will be extended when the federal budget is extended.  In the meantime, USCIS says they will continue to receive applications.  Some American Consuls appear to be open, while other Consuls are calling people and cancelling visa appointments.

EB-5 Direct Statute

The EB-5 direct investment law – allowing one to create one’s own business and count direct W-2 job creation – remains in effect.

Lawler & Lawler New Address

After five years, Lawler & Lawler has moved to a new office a few blocks from our old one.  We are now at 505 Sansome Street, Suite 1250, San Francisco, California 94111.  Our phone number and email addresses remain the same.