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EB-5 Visas Enhanced to Increase Investments into the United States
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- Who is the client(s)?
- Which rules apply? – It depends on who files the grievance.
- What are the attorney’s ethical obligations?
- What is the “public interest”?
On August 27, 2012, the California Department of Corporations adopted a new Rule 206.204.9, which was intended to encourage capital investment in private investment funds by providing an exemption from investment adviser...more
EB-5 stakeholders must act to protect the integrity of the EB-5 investment market in the wake of the SEC fraud complaint against the International Regional Center Trust of Chicago, LLC. The EB-5 immigrant investor program...more
Business owners throughout the United States are still finding it difficult to finance development and expansion of their business, almost three years after the start of the Great Recession in September 2008, and weak job...more
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development is actively communicating with EB-5 stakeholders to address concerns raised with the new procedures for designating “Targeted Employment Areas.” We met with Brook...more
California has adopted new policies that will deny EB-5 financing to many projects. On April 30, 2012, the California Department of Business, Transportation and Housing Agency released a bombshell that will have substantial...more
The L-1 visa is for employees of multinational corporations who wish to come to the U.S. to work for a U.S. parent, branch, or subsidiary corporation. In order to obtain an L-1 visa, you must either be coming to the U.S. in...more
In addition to the regular business start-up issues, foreign nationals who want to start or expand their businesses in America often find themselves trying to navigate the complicated regulatory scheme that includes...more
On December 2, U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations announced in a press release that 706 domain names set up to “dupe” consumers into buying counterfeit goods had been seized by...more
Foreign nationals who wish to start their businesses in America often find themselves trying to navigate the complicated regulatory scheme that includes immigration law, SEC rules associated with raising capital, and...more
The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program (the “EB-5 Program”) administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has been a significant source of capital for various real estate and other development projects...more
For every Business Owner, Investor & Entrepreneur, the thought of putting together a business plan is very daunting but is often a necessary evil for those who want to succeed. There are a few popular Immigration Visas where...more
In August, the Office of Inspector General issued a report on L-1 visas that will undoubtedly affect the future availability and adjudication process of such visas in the future. The L-1 visa category is used by...more
On Wednesday the Boston Red Sox won their first World Series at home since 1918. The Red Sox had finally bested the Curse of the Bambino back in 2004 when they defeated their 2013 opponent, the St. Louis Cardinals, but they...more
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed bills enacting several new employment statutes, marking the end of the California Legislature’s 2013 regular session.
Increase of Minimum Wage to $10 per Hour by 2016 (AB 10)...more
The EB-5 Immigrant (Green Card) Investor Visa requires that you invest either $1,000,000 in a city settings, or $500,000 in rural settings, and in return, the U.S. Government will give you, your spouse and your children a...more
An E-2 Visa is a Visa that is available for entrepreneurs, investors and business owners who wish to live in the U.S. to develop and direct the operations of a business. The business can be large or small and in order to...more
Be Global is a publication by DLA Piper's Global Employment Group, designed to keep you informed on recent developments around the world.
Be Global complements uKNOW, our online international employment, pensions and...more
Since September 28th, Spain belongs to the group of countries that offer an investor's visa program. Investment in bonds or shares, buying of real estate and the execution of a relevant investment project comprise three...more
With no Cinderella story last night, as of October 1, 2013 at 12:01 AM, the Federal Government is officially shut down. As a result, all “non-essential” federal workers will be furloughed and federal agencies cannot continue...more
Asia Employment Law Update -
Labor Contract Law Amendments on Dispatch Employees Come Into Effect - Implementation Details Still Uncertain:
During July 2013, the Decision on Amending the Labor Contract Law of...more
Also known as “EB-5,” the Immigrant Investor Program was created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. Under the pilot immigration program, first...more
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued a report to the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) regarding the implementation of L-1 visa regulations. The report contains various recommendations to...more
Since the creation of the L visa category in 1970, the L-1 statutory provisions have been modified several times. In recent years, L-1 cases have been subject to heightened scrutiny both by the U.S. Citizenship and...more
Those who closely follow the world of U.S. immigration adjudication trends are painfully aware of the hostile attitude exhibited both by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) adjudicators and consular officials at...more
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