Monthly Archives: September 2014

The U.S. Immigrant Investor Program: New American Investors Making a Difference in the Economy

Executive Summary The Immigrant Investor Program, also known as “EB-5,” has become an increasingly important source of investment for development projects in the United States, attracting billions of dollars to the U.S. economy and creating tens of thousands of jobs. However, the program is unlike any other managed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)… Read More »

The Coming Immigration Fight

When President Obama halted deportations in 2012 for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought here as children, Republicans complained but took little action.

But now that he’s preparing a sweeping amnesty, giving up to 5 million adults the de facto right to stay here, GOP lawmakers are reluctantly gearing up to fight.

This battle will be very different from the skirmishes that took place in the wake of Obama’s executive order creating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

A souring public mood about arrivals at the southern border, combined with a broad executive order from Obama, is expected to trigger an aggressive blowback that could include getting the Supreme Court involved or risking a government shutdown…

Ticket to U.S. from LCR Capital

BY JONATHAN MAZE  Suresh Rajan was finalizing a deal to buy Dunkin’ Donuts units in 2008 when the financing world collapsed. “My lender filed for bankruptcy,” he said.  That put Rajan in limbo. He’d been developing Dunkin’ locations, starting in 2006, but he and his business partners hoped the acquisition would quickly give their company… Read More »