Newsletter - October 2011

Newsletter - October 2011
October 3, 2011

EB-5: Invest in the US for Permanent Residency

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This is the first of a four-part series.

Investors around the world put their hard-earned cash into the US every day, be it US stocks, bonds or real estate.  Increasingly, people are investing for something more valuable and long lasting: US citizenship. (more)

Update on Recent I-797 Receipt and Approval Notice Changes

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In mid-September, USCIS began, without any notice, sending original I-797 receipt and approval notices directly to petitioners (employers).  Under this new procedure, attorneys received only the courtesy copy of the notices.  This flip-flops the long-standing practice of sending attorneys the original and sending employers the courtesy copy. (more)

November Visa Bulletin: True Advancement for EB-2 for the First Time in Over Four Years!

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The cut-off dates for EB-2 China and India advanced 3.5 months, to November 1, 2007.  EB-3 dates moved much less: 1 week for EB-3 India and 2 weeks for all other EB-3 countries of chargeability. (more)

Fiscal Year 2012 H-1B Cap Count - Updated 10/07/2011

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As of October 7, 2011, USCIS has received the following number of H-1Bs that count against the annual H-1B cap: (more)

Job Promotions at ILG

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Do you work with anyone below?  If so, please join us in congratulating these important members of the ILG family on their recent job promotions! (more)