AILA Public Statements, Correspondence

AILA Requests Urgent Guidance on Filing of Form I-956/I-956G in Connection with "Retired Regional Centers"

11/9/22 AILA Doc. No. 22111004. Business Immigration, EB-5 Investors

AILA sent a letter to the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Office requesting urgent clarification and policy guidance related to legal requirements of previously approved regional centers electing to wind-down pursuant to the settlement agreement issued in the Behring Regional Center LLC, et al. v. Mayorkas litigation.

On January 23, 2023, USCIS responded to AILA’s letter stating that, “we are evaluating potential solutions that will address the issue of regional center investors’ status in the event that the regional center elects not to file the Form I-956 amendment…. USCIS is actively developing regulations pursuant to the statute.”

On February 9, 2023, USCIS further responded, posting to the March 20, 2023, EB-5 stakeholder engagement. The letter states that, “we anticipate posting responses to frequently asked questions and I-956 form overviews to the USCIS website in the near future.”

USCIS Responds to AILA Letter

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 22111004.