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WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will publish a final rule on July 24 that makes a number of significant changes to its EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, marking the first significant revision of the program’s regulations since 1993. The final rule will become effective on Nov. 21, 2019. New developments […]

NEWARK, N.J. – Four executives of two information technology staffing companies have been arrested on charges of fraudulently using the H-1B visa program to gain an unfair advantage over competitors, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced yesterday. Vijay Mane, 39, of Princeton, New Jersey; Venkataramana Mannam, 47, of Edison, New Jersey; […]

On July 16, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing asking U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) to explain the increase in immigration case processing times and denials.  Since USCIS fiscal year (FY) 2017 there has been a 67% increase in case processing times, resulting in 2.3 million […]

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed their review of the proposed EB-5 regulations this past Thursday, June 27th.  As the OMB Review concluded the final step in the agency rulemaking process, USCIS can now publish the new regulations at any time in the Federal Register as Final Regulations. […]