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The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against a Vermont-based ski resort and related businesses allegedly misusing millions of dollars raised through investments solicited under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The SEC’s case was unsealed today in federal court in Miami, and the court […]

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota’s attorney general has filed criminal charges against a former state official in connection with a troubled program that aimed to attract investment dollars from wealthy immigrants in exchange for easier entry into the United States. Here is a quick rundown on the allegations and […]

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has attacked China and warned about the dangers of deficient immigrant screening. “They’ve taken our jobs, they’ve taken our money, they’ve taken everything,” he said of China in a speech late last month. He has called for a revamping, even a freezing, of the […]

Washington D.C., Dec. 7, 2015 —The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a series of enforcement actions against lawyers across the country charged with offering EB-5 investments while not registered to act as brokers. In one case, the lawyer and his firm are charged with defrauding foreign investors in the […]