Immigration

The EB-5 Industry was stunned when in June 2017, the OMB announced that the backlog for Chinese investors had reached 10 years, effectively stymieing the market. Anxious to find investors for EB-5 projects, regional center operators and developers started pursuing potential EB-5 candidates in new terrains. India quickly became a fav...

As detailed in our podcasts as well as articles and blogs written by Karuna Chandani-Simbeck and Ron Klasko, with a 10+ year visa backlog for China EB-5 and the resulting slow-down of EB-5 investors from China, Regional Centers and Developers have considered India the new EB-5 frontier over the past few years. Although this was in...

People Tech Group, a Redmond, Washington information technology firm that provides technical contract workers to other companies, has been fined $355,000 for violating labor rules pertaining to H-1B high-tech visas. The U.S. Department of Labor investigated People Tech Group and found that it paid entry-...