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Jan 17, 2017

DHS Moves to Raise EB-5 Investment Minimums, Change TEA Designation Procedure

Matthew Galati

On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with respect to the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Pr...

Dec 29, 2016

It Sure Looks Like New EB-5 Regulations are Coming in 2017 (Part 2)

Matthew Galati

In our earlier post, we discussed that USCIS is moving forward with what portends to be a major overhaul of the EB-5 regulations. As promised, we&r...

Dec 27, 2016

It Sure Looks Like New EB-5 Regulations are Coming in 2017 (Part 1)

Matthew Galati

Last week, USCIS moved forward with an important procedural step in the regulatory rulemaking process by sending proposed EB-5 regulations to the O...

Dec 15, 2016

Green and Spiegel Attorneys Featured in Chinese-Language Newspaper

Matthew Galati and Jonathan Grode

For the past month, the hottest question in the immigration realm has been “What can we expect after Trump is inaugurated?” Metro Chine...

Nov 22, 2016

What Does Trump’s Election Mean for EB-5? Actually, Probably Not That Much

Matthew Galati

In continuing our post-election series, we come to the literal million-dollar question: What effect will a Trump Administration have on the EB-5 Im...

Oct 14, 2016

GANDSInvestors Submits Comment to Proposed International Entrepreneur Rule; Advocates for EB-5 Regulatory Reforms

This week, GANDSInvestors team members Jonathan Grode and Matthew Galati submitted a comment to USCIS’ Proposed Rule for International Entrep...

Sep 28, 2016

Overnight Reversal: Senate Advances Continuing Resolution (UPDATED)

Matthew Galati

In a happily surprising reversal from yesterday’s developments, the U.S. Senate today has advanced the Continuing Resolution which will exten...

Sep 27, 2016

Senate Rejects Continuing Resolution – Stakeholders Await New Compromise as Lawmakers Hash Non-Immigration Issues

Matthew Galati

The U.S. Senate today has failed to obtain sufficient votes to invoke cloture and advance the Continuing Resolution that would fund the U.S. govern...

Sep 14, 2016

Update: Goodlatte Bill Formally Introduced; Committee Markup Postponed

Matthew Galati

As an update to our earlier post, on Monday, September 12, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va) officially introduced H.R. 5992, "The American Job Creation an...

Sep 9, 2016

Congressman Goodlatte of Virginia Floats EB-5 Reform Bill

Matthew Galati

On September 9, 2016, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.)’s office circulated the “American Job Creation and Investment Promotion Reform Act of ...

Aug 31, 2016

GAMECHANGER: USCIS Publishes Advance Version of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for International Entrepreneurs

Matthew Galati

Today U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an advance copy of their proposed new regulatory rule that would allow certain in...