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Nov 10, 2016

So You Want to Move to Canada...

Matthew Galati

Like clockwork, after every U.S. Presidential Election, disappointed voters exclaim “I’m moving to Canada!” This year was no exce...

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Nov 7, 2016

中国赴美旅游访问签证持有者注意了:EVUS在线系统已开启,2016年11月29日起执行

作者:Stephanie Sun This blog entry discusses the new EVUS registration requirement for Chinese nationals that hold 10-year visitor visas. You may fin...

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...

Oct 10, 2016

U.S. Department of State Favorably Amends Interpretation for O-1 Entrepreneurs

Matthew Galati

The U.S. Department of State has added a very favorable interpretation in its Foreign Affairs Manual for entrepreneurs seeking admission to the Uni...

Posted in About Us
Oct 3, 2016

Green and Spiegel Tops the Chambers and Partners Guide in Immigration

Stephen W. Green

Green and Spiegel has been awarded the highest honours in the Chambers and Partners Canadian Guide, receiving a Band 1 in the field of Immigration....

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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 22, 2016

U.S. House Releases Continuing Resolution; Would Extend EB-5 Regional Center Program to Dec. 9, 2016 Without Changes

Matthew Galati

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations released a much-awaited draft of a Continuing Resolution that would ext...

Sep 16, 2016

USCIS Updates Published EB-5 Processing Times as of Jul. 31, 2016

Jonathan Grode

Yesterday, USCIS updated its published EB-5 processing times, showing a slight uptick from last month. The current published processing times for e...

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 ...

Posted in About Us
Aug 31, 2016

Why We Represent Immigrant Investors and Entrepreneurs

As once aptly put by columnist George Will, “Immigrating is an entrepreneurial act.”  Because we come from Canada and the United S...

Aug 31, 2016

Visa Backlog and Redeployment: Important issues for Investors and Agents

Matthew Galati

Senior Associate Attorney Matthew T. Galati co-authored “Visa Backlog and Redeployment: Important issues for Investors and Agents,” pub...

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...