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Comment: The EB-5 Summit Discount Deadline - ILW.COM is pleased to announce The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers in Los Angeles, CA on September 14. The speakers will be Charles C. Foster, Elsie Hui Arias, Ignacio Donoso, Michael Gibson, Jennifer Hermansky, Michael Homeier, Mark Ivener and Other to be Announced. The curriculum is as follows:

Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

Lawfully Advising on Project Choices

  • What investor's counsel can and cannot do
  • What makes a suitable project
  • Due Diligence
526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • Reviewing business plans and Matter of Ho
  • Source documentation and tracing
  • Currency control restrictions
  • Common RFE topics and troubleshooting
829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation
  • How to document job creation
  • Dealing with changes of plans
  • Fighting denials and RFEs
  • Removal issues
Ethics Panel
  • How to avoid conflicts of interest
  • Professional liability insurance considerations
Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel

Economist Panel

  • Overview of regional economics and input-output modeling
  • Working within USCIS parameters: NAICS codes, regional center
  • Boundaries, what a TEA should look like, which "jobs" count
Developing the 924 Petition
  • What does USCIS want?
  • Matter of Ho-compliant business plans
  • Working with counsel to get your project approved
Taking Care of Business
  • Project selection and development
  • Deal structuring: So you succeed and investors get 526's approved
Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects
  • Domestic marketing of EB-5 investments
  • Foreign marketing of EB-5 investments in various countries
  • Securities compliance
For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: For the fax form, see here. Don't delay, act today! This offer is available only until August 24!

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Blogging: Nobody Puts Kobach In a Corner Greg Siskind

Blogging: ICE Agents File Suit To Block Deferred Action Initiative by Matthew Kolken

Blogging: ICE Agents, Represented By Kris Kobach, File Lawsuit To Block Deferred Action by Roger Algase

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