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March 10 2022

EB-5 Regional Center Law is Being Extended!

Yea, after lapsing 8 months ago, it appears the EB-5 Regional Center law is being re-authorized, assuming it remains in the Budget Bill.  This bill needs to be enacted by March 11, but Congress may extend the time a bit to March 15.  If extended, which seems probable, it will...

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February 28 2022

Update on EB-5 Regional Center Program

As I explained in my last newsletter, the EB-5 Regional Center (not the Direct EB-5 program) statute lapsed on June 30, 2021.  USCIS and the Department of State have frozen in place all I-526 and adjustment and immigrant visas.  I-829 removal of conditional resident status may still be granted. I received...

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September 27 2021

Regional Center Reauthorization Postponed

The latest from Washington, D.C. indicates that the EB-5 Regional Center investor program will probably not be reauthorized until December 3, 2021.  The Regional Center EB-5 program (not the direct EB-5 program) expired on June 30, 2021.  It was hoped that the Regional Center program would be extended with the Budget...

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September 24 2021

U.S. to Modify International Travel Bans for Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Beginning in early November 2021, the Biden Administration plans to modify international COVID-19 travel restrictions for those fully vaccinated.  At that time, the country-specific travel bans for the 26 Schengen (European) countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, India, China, Brazil, South Africa, and Iran will be replaced with a new COVID-19 vaccine and...

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September 8 2021

COVID Continues to Affect Global Visa Rules

Travel from U.S. to Europe Due to Covid, the European Union appears to be in the process of halting nonessential travel from the U.S. for the unvaccinated.   COVID-19 Vaccines  Beginning on October 1, all new immigrants will need to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (in addition to the vaccines previously required).   NIE  The U.S. still requires...

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