Immigration

USCIS has issued a policy memorandum (PDF, 115 KB) (PM) providing guidance to USCIS officers on when to consider waiving the interview requirement for Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence. This PM goes into effect on December 10, 2018 and applies to all Form I-751 petitions received on or after December 10....

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...