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Blog Post
10/02/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

On August 23, 2014, the U.S. State Department announced that as of that date immigrant visa numbers for Chinese nationals in the EB-5 visa category will not be available through September 30, 2014, which will be the end of the 2014 fiscal year. New visa numbers will become available on October 1, 2014.

What does this mean for you as an EB-5 Immigrant visa applicant from China?

Blog Post
07/28/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald Fieldstone will present “Securities Law Compliance & Deterring Fraud” during the 2014 EB-5 Investors & Regional Centers CLE Conference on Friday, August 22 in Chicago. During the presentation, Ronnie will discuss issues related to EB-5 fraud and unsuccessful EB-5 projects. He will also highlight the SEC’s role in EB-5 projects while explaining the pertinent laws and regulations. To view the agenda for this conference, please click here.

Blog Post
05/29/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald Fieldstone addressed delegates at the 26th International Lawyers Network (ILN) Annual Meeting, held May 22-24 on issues relating to the EB-5 immigrant investor program. On Friday, May 23, he addressed EB-5 Capital Raising and Citizenship. On Saturday, May 24, he spoke to the delegates again on EB-5 investments and entrepreneur visas. The meeting with held at The Peninsula Hotel Chicago. ILN is a leading association of 91 high-quality, full-service independent law firms with more than 5,000 lawyers world-wide.

Blog Post
05/23/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald Fieldstone spoke on May 14 at the 5th Annual EB-5 Investment Boot Camp, hosted by Mr. Brian Su, CEO Business Group, Inc., at the Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel. Mr.

Blog Post
05/21/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald Fieldstone contributed to a May 5 article for Law360 titled, “EB-5 On The Rise In Retail, Mixed-Use Projects.” The article discusses the popularity of the EB-5 program in retail and mixed-use projects. This program has become so popular in recent years because it has become a way to bridge the financial gap many developers experienced.

Blog Post
04/22/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald R. Fieldstone is presenting a lecture at the Effective EB-5 Capital Raising Seminar hosted by Artisan Business Group, Inc.

Blog Post
04/08/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Franchising USA Magazine published an article by Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald R. Fieldstone on April 3 titled, “EB-5 Capital for the Franchise Industry.” The article discusses how the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has become a popular form of financing. An investor would have to meet certain criteria for his or her immediate family to receive permanent residence in the United States. To read the full article, please click here.

Blog Post
04/01/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald R. Fieldstone participated in a panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program on Wednesday, April 2. The webinar/teleconference is hosted by the ABA’s section of Real Property and Trust & Estate Law.

Blog Post
03/11/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald R. Fieldstone will participate in the American Bar Association’s EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program on Wednesday, April 2. The webinar/teleconference is hosted by the ABA’s section of Real Property and Trust & Estate Law. The program is called, "EB-5 Visas and Foreign Investments in Real Estate as a Capital Source: What your Developer Client Needs to Know." The program was created by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to stimulate job creation through foreign investment.

Blog Post
02/28/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald Fieldstone was quoted in the February 28 EB5News.com article, "Industry Reaction to the Cancellation of the Canadian Investment Visa Program." EB5News.com asked the opinions of attorneys involved with the EB-5 Immigrant Visa Program about the effects this will have on the United States. Mr. Fieldstone had this to say: “There is a pent-up demand for wealthy Chinese to emigrate to western countries.

Blog Post
02/26/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald R. Fieldstone published an article on February 25 with Daily Business Review titled, "Foreign investors should consider visa program." The article discusses how the EB-5 program helps foreign investors achieve lawful permanent residence in the United States. The program has created an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 jobs and has invested billions of dollars in the U.S. economy through 2013. To read the full article, please click here.  

Blog Post
01/26/2014
By Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronnie Fieldstone will be participating in an EB-5 seminar on February 6 in Miami. The seminar will focus on issues within the EB-5 industry. Specifically, as larger players are entering the market and with increasing scrutiny by SEC and USCIS, the EB-5 market is becoming more institutionalized.

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