Category Archives: EB-5 Compliance

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Greenberg Traurig’s Laura Reiff and Kate Kalmykov Selected as 2018 Trailblazers by the National Law Journal

The National Law Journal selected the 2018 Trailblazers in Immigration. This year, Greenberg Traurig Immigration & Compliance attorneys Laura Reiff and Kate Kalmykov were recognized on the list for their notable achievements in the practice of law. Kalmykov leads the immigration practice group in the firm’s New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia offices. She has more … Continue Reading

USCIS Schedules EB-5 Stakeholder Teleconference for April 23rd

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold an EB-5 Stakeholder Teleconference on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm (EST).   Stakeholders are invited to participate telephonically to discuss future regulatory changes for the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. USCIS is working towards making regulatory improvements to enhance the efficiency and integrity of the EB-5 program. … Continue Reading

House Member Introduces Bi-Partisan Immigration Legislation to Enhance, Augment the EB-5 Regional Center Program

On March 6, 2014, Representative Jared Polis (D-CO), along with Representative Joe Garcia (D-FL), Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) and Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV), introduced The American Entrepreneurship and Investment Act of 2014. A copy of the bill and an official Section by Section overview have been made available. The legislation would, among the other items … Continue Reading

Immigration Event: ‘After Infosys: Are You Compliant?’ Webinar

Following the record-setting Infosys settlement of 2013, the government is turning a careful eye to Information Technology service providers in I-9, H-1B and other areas of visa and immigration compliance. While this increased scrutiny is focused on IT service providers, there are instances where companies may assume liability for the actions of their vendors. This … Continue Reading

Key EB-5 Issues Contained in the Senate Comprehensive Immigration Bill Introduced on April 17, 2013

with Kate Kalmykov April 17th marked the release of the 844 page Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013. The comprehensive immigration reform bill was spearheaded by the “Gang of Eight” – namely Senators Rubio, Flake, McCain, Graham, Schumer, Menendez, Bennet and Durbin – and includes various immigration provisions including a number … Continue Reading
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