Jan 15, 2019
The Government of Canada has officially updated program delivery instructions for business visitors and investors holding Vietnamese passports, given that the Comprehensive and Progress Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) for Vietnam entered into force on January 14, 2019. Read the full blog to learn more.
Jan 11, 2019
Back in September, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) was allowing applicants to file their I-485 applications for adjustment of status in both the employment-based and the family-based categories according to the earlier-in-time Filing Date Charts. Put another way, USCIS has been accepting Form I-485 filings for all prospective qualifying immigrants before a visa number is technically available. Green and Spiegel has been filing our clients’ files in light of this change for months, however, it appears that this will shortly come to an end. Learn more here.
Dec 06, 2018
Early Thursday, both houses of Congress passed a short-term spending bill that would extend the EB-5 regional center program and other immigration programs requiring reauthorization to December 21, 2018. The House and Senate passed the legislation by voice vote after cancelling roll call votes this week, affected by the State funeral and National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush. The bill is now being sent to President Trump for his signature.
Oct 02, 2018
If you or your family were interested in filing an EB-5 petition and feared Congressional changes to the program, rest assured that the opportunity...
Sep 18, 2018
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that for the month of October 2018, applicants may file their I-485 applications f...
Sep 17, 2018
The Prince Edward Island (“PEI”) provincial government will no longer accept applications from immigrants looking to set up a business ...
Aug 13, 2018
On July 25, 2018, a lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Feng Wang, et al. v Michael R. Pompeo) that fundamen...