Category : Visas

E-2 As a Long Term Option to Immigrating by EB-5 to the US
Posted on 08/21/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Over the past few years there have been a lot of changes to EB-5 that have made it a more difficult program for many potential immigrants to use. A few… Read More

National Visa Center Processing of EB-5 Petitions
Posted on 07/31/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

The Department of State has issued guidance that all I-526 petitions for the EB-5 visa program must move to electronic processing as of June 2018. In order to communicate with… Read More

Why EB-5 Makes Sense for Many Indian Nationals
Posted on 06/28/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Just to give a basic sense of the difficulties Indian nationals may face in gaining permanent residence or a Green Card, here is an example of what might be experienced… Read More

Understanding Options Between EB-5 and E-2
Posted on 06/20/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

With the current EB-5 backlog in China, we are seeing a lot of new interest in the Grenada E-2 visa for Chinese nationals. With that in mind, this article seeks… Read More

Members of Congress Considering Major Changes to EB-5
Posted on 03/14/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

It has come to our attention that some members of Congress are currently reviewing a proposal to meaningfully change EB-5, likely cutting down the number of individuals who will be… Read More

EB-5 Presents Interesting Opportunities for Indian Citizens
Posted on 01/10/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

For Indian citizens, immigrating to the United States can be a long, difficult process. Long backlogs in the EB-2 and EB-3 visa categories have lead to wait times that routinely… Read More

Expert Insight Series: Deep Dive on Processing Times, Interviews & Fraud
Posted on 12/29/2017 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

In our final instalment of our Expert Insight Series we will be reviewing guidance from the Immigrant Investor Program Office (“IPO”). As with the rest of the series, our goal… Read More

DOS January 2018 Visa Bulletin Offers Interesting EB-5 Insights
Posted on 12/20/2017 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

The U.S. Department of State’s (“DOS”) recently published Visa Bulletin For January 2018 has some interesting information for investor’s interested in EB-5 visas. The bulletin, released on December 11, lists… Read More

EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended As Part of Congress’ Debt Ceiling Deal
Posted on 09/11/2017 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Extension of EB-5 Regional Center Program Congress has extended the EB-5 Regional Center program through December 8, 2017, without reform. This extension is part of a stopgap Continuing Resolution orchestrated… Read More

Chinese Take 85% Of The 10,000 Investor Visas Issued In US
Posted on 04/07/2016 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Mark Ivener recently got interviewed by CityWealth magazine. Click here to read more. Mark Ivener, immigration attorney and founding partner at a specialist immigration law firm Mark A. Ivener, A Law… Read More

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