Permanent Residency Through Employment: An Introduction

Permanent Residency through Employment can be a daunting undertaking for even the most organized immigrant trying to gain a green card  in the United States. Take some tips from BMK LLP in order to understand this process and get organized to make your permanent residency through employment a success. From the applicant’s perspective, there are […] Read more..

The Future of Eb-5: September 2017

What is EB-5? The EB-5 Program, launched in 1990, has been stimulating the U.S. economy by offering Conditional Permanent Residence to immigrant investors who create jobs for U.S. workers. The program has undergone many seismic shifts since its inception, which, combined with lengthy processing timeframes, has caused confusion and misinformation regarding the program to spread. […] Read more..

EB-5 Extension Through 12/8 Part of Congress/White House Spending Deal

Yesterday, Congress reached a deal with the White House that, once passed at some point this September, would extend existing funding levels and other program authorizations (such as EB-5) included on the last “continuing resolution” (“CR”) through 12/8/17. The EB-5 authorization comes in Section 105 text of the deal released yesterday which: Continues all authorities, requirements, […] Read more..

Proposed Changes to EB-5 Could Increase Foreign Investments in the United States

Foreign investment from EB-5 visas could significantly increase if proposed changes to the program are passed into law by Congress or implemented through new United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations. Adjustments to EB-5 spousal and child visas, along with changes to investment amount requirements, could open the door for the provision of these […] Read more..

Join Emre Ozgu at the 2017 Bilingual Career Fair

Are you a skilled, bilingual worker seeking employment? Join our esteemed partner, Emre Ozgu Esq, at the 2017 World Journal Bilingual Career Fair. As keynote speaker of the event, Mr. Ozgu will be highlighting the new policies surrounding H-1B visas and the rights of H-1B visa holders. The fair will focus on the high-end oriental […] Read more..

EB5 Immigrant Investor Program

We’re pleased to inform you that our partner, Emre Ozgu, Esq., will be a featured speaker at the EB5 Immigrant Investor Program webinar on Thursday, May 4th. Mr. Ozgu will be participating in a conversation regarding recent news and and upcoming events in the EB-5 industry with thought leaders in the field, including Arda Beskardes, […] Read more..

USCIS Drops a Bombshell

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a notice of proposed rule-making to be published on January 13, 2017 to amend the regulations in relation to the employment-based, fifth preference (EB-5) immigrant investor classification and associated regional centers.  The purpose of the proposed amendments is to modernize the EB-5 program.  DHS will accept comments […] Read more..

Eb-5 Investments to Help Low-Income Areas

As eb-5 investing has become more and more popular in the US, stakeholders are beginning to question how the funds are being used to encourage development in both high and low-income areas. The ways development areas are designated provides insight into the answer to this question. Some states allow developers to section together multiple neighboring […] Read more..