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U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program in 2013 …An Update “Change is in the Air” 美国EB-5投资移民 项目 2013 年最新进展 —— “变革即将到来”. 马宁律师 Kelvin Ma, Esq. 美国 EB-5 投资移民行业协会 ( IIUSA )国际会员部主任 上海德美律师事务所 合伙人 美国威斯康星大学麦迪逊分校 法学博士 美国德克萨斯大学奥斯汀分校 社会学硕士 美国联邦、纽约州、威斯康星州执业 律师,中国注册律师 美国威斯康星州律师协会外州律师分会中国部主任

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U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program in 2013

…An Update

“Change is in the Air”

美国EB-5投资移民项目

2013年最新进展——

“变革即将到来”

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马宁律师Kelvin Ma, Esq.

  • 美国EB-5投资移民行业协会 (IIUSA)国际会员部主任
  • 上海德美律师事务所 合伙人
  • 美国威斯康星大学麦迪逊分校 法学博士
  • 美国德克萨斯大学奥斯汀分校 社会学硕士
  • 美国联邦、纽约州、威斯康星州执业律师,中国注册律师
  • 美国威斯康星州律师协会外州律师分会中国部主任
  • 美国移民律师协会(AILA) 会员
  • 环太平洋律师协会(IPBA)会员
  • 美国威斯康星州 公证员
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National 501(c)(6) not-for-profit industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program.

National 501(c)(6)条款所设立的非盈利性质EB-5区域中心项目行业协会

Mission: Make the EB-5 Regional Center Program a permanent and successful part of 21st century U.S. economic development policy.

使命:使EB-5区域中心法案成为21世纪美国经济发展政策中一个永久而成功的组成部分

Est. 2005 建立时间 2005年

86 Regional Centers, 175+ Associate Members

95% of EB-5 Capital Raised

86家区域中心会员,超过175名标准会员

占有EB-5募集资本的95%

executive officers
Executive Officers 行政人员

K. David Andersson– President

大卫·安德森先生-主席

President – Whatcom Opportunities Regional Center

美国华肯郡投资区域中心总裁

AILA National EB5 Committee

美国移民律师协会EB-5委员会成员

Chairman – Pacific Corridor Enterprise Council

太平洋企业理事会主席

Principal – Andersson Cross Border Law Corporation

安德森跨境律师事务所主任

executive officers1
Executive Officers 行政人员

Robert Divine – Vice President 副主席

Former Acting and General Counsel

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

美国移民局前任法律顾问

Bob Honts – Treasurer 财务主管

President – Lonestar Texas Enterprises Regional Center

德克萨斯企业区域中心主席

Former Travis County (Austin) Commissioner

特拉维斯郡前任行政专员

executive officers2
Executive Officers 行政人员

Peter D. Joseph – Executive Director

彼得·约瑟夫执行董事(右)

board of directors
Board of Directors 董事会

George Ekins – American Dream Fund Regional Centers

美国梦基金区域中心

Bill Gresser – EB-5 New York State Regional Center

EB-5纽约州区域中心

Dan Healy – Dallas Regional Center

达拉斯区域中心

Pat Hogan – CMB Regional Centers

CMB区域中心

Tom Rosenfeld – CanAm Enterprises Regional Centers

CanAm企业区域中心

Bill Stenger – Jay Peak/Vermont Regional Center

佛蒙特特区域中心

director officer emeritus
Director/Officer Emeritus荣誉主席与荣誉董事

Stephen Yale-Loehr, President Emeritus

荣誉主席

Professor Immigration Law, Cornell University

康奈尔大学移民法教授

Executive Editor - Immigration Law & Procedure

(20 Volume Treatise)

《移民法及相关程序》20卷条约 主编

Henry Liebman – Director Emeritus 荣誉董事

President – American Life Regional Centers

美国生活区域中心 主席

committee chairmen
Committee Chairmen 委员会主任

Ron Klasko – Best Practices 典范实务委员会

Attorney, Philadelphia 费城移民律师

Joe McCarthy – Legislative Committee 立法委员会

American Dream Fund 美国梦基金

Brian Ostar – Membership Committee 会员委员会

EB5 Capital Regional Center 首都区域中心

Kelvin Ning Ma – International Membership Sub-Committee国际会员部

Partner, Demei Law Firm, Shanghai

上海德美律师事务所合伙人

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IIUSA Membership

美国EB5投资移民行业协会

会员申请

Associate Members

注册会员

$1,250/annually

每年会费1250美元

Get the RESOURCES YOU need to SUCCESSFULLY harness the Regional Center Economic Development Program

获得成功掌控区域中心经济发展项目的资源JOIN US TODAY! 敬请加入

访问我们的微博!

Find us on Weibo!

www.iiusa.org

today let s talk about
Today, Let’s Talk About今天的话题

SEC vs. A Chicago Convention Center

美国证监会 诉 芝加哥会议中心

Due Diligence Tools 尽职调查工具

Official Data 官方数据统计

Regional Center Legislative and Administrative Changes under Consideration

区域中心立法和管理方面可能发生的改变

case summary sec vs chicago convention center

Case Summary: SEC vs. Chicago Convention Center案件概要

  • 美国伊利诺伊州地方法院
  • 原告:美国证监会

被告:芝加哥会议中心,赛斯,洲际区域中心

CASE SUMMARY & SEC PROCESS

timeline

Timeline时间轴

One account remains frozen, where the administrative fees were deposited.

管理费用的账户仍然处在冻结状态

Both defense and SEC want to located and balance out all of the funding.

被告方和美国证监会都在追寻钱款下落,校对账户金额

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Due Diligence Tools

  • 尽职调查工具
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Regional Center Due Diligence

区域中心的尽职调查

  • Size and location of the project 项目的大小以及地理位置
  • Exit strategy/return on investment (ensure “at-risk” requirements are met) 退出机制/返还投资款 (确保承担“风险”)
  • Other sources of capital for project项目中其他资金的来源
  • “Administrative Fee” charged to investor 向投资人收取的“管理费”
  • Details of escrow arrangement 监管协议的具体内容
  • Regional Center principals background 区域中心负责人的背景
    • Use publicly available databases on securities record 利用政府所公开的证券记录信息
uscis data
USCIS Data 移民局数据
  • USCIS Adjudicator Training Materials

美国移民局审案官培训资料

2012: 1,080 pages

2010: 794 pages

2008: 521 pages

uscis data1
USCIS Data 移民局数据

Regional Center designation/amendment approval notices

区域中心设立与变更的批准函1,435 pages

uscis regional center data
USCIS Regional Center Data 美国移民局区域中心数据

2011 I-924A’s2,964

2011年I-924A表格汇总,第一次提供这类文件

2012 I-924A’s

1,576

2012年I-924A表格汇总,尚未出台

uscis data2
USCIS Data 美国移民局数据
  • I-829 RFEs/denials (from 2008-2009)

I-829补件通知和拒信

895 pages

  • 2010-2011

1,591 pages

uscis data3
USCIS Data 美国移民局数据

Regional Center Termination Notices and Decisions区域中心资格终止通知和决议133 pages

Intercontinental Regional Center Trust of Chicago original application

芝加哥洲际区域中心最初申请

256 pages

uscis data pending
USCIS Data – Pending 美国移民局数据-准备中
  • I-924 RFEs/denialsI-924补件通知/拒信
  • I-526 RFEs/denials

I-526补件通知/拒信

  • Training materials培训资料
uscis data pending1
USCIS Data – Pending 美国移民局数据-准备中

I-526 notices of intent to revoke

I-526驳回意向通知

Guidance on fraud detection policies

欺诈发现政策指引

2008-2010 Regional Center annual reporting

2008-2010区域中心年报

History of visa usage by country

按国别整理的签证使用数量的历史数据

examples of public data in the u s
Examples of Public Data in the U.S.美国政府公开信息资源
  • Court/Litigation Records (www.pacer.gov)

法院文案以及诉讼文案

  • Financial Professional Records (www.finra.org)

专业金融信息

  • Company Credit History

公司信用记录 OR…或者

    • Professional Background Check

专业的背景调查

analysis examples
ANALYSIS EXAMPLES分析案例

Reports报告:

I-829 RFEs补件/Denials拒信

I-924A Regional Center Reporting区域中心报告

Regional Center Approvals区域中心批准函

Articles文章:

USCIS Policy Analysis移民局政策分析

Impact of Potential Visa Quota可能的签证配额

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Interactive Regional Center Map

区域中心互动地图(RC为区域中心)

www.iiusa.org

other iiusa resources eb 5
Other IIUSA Resources 其他美国EB-5投资移民行业协会资源
  • Industry intelligence – keeping you informed on all aspects of the EB-5 Regional Center industry

行业情报-让您时刻掌握最全的EB-5区域中心行业信息

  • News/updates 新闻和信息更新
  • Legal articles 法律文章
  • Policy analysis, advocacy 政策分析与导向
  • Digital resources archive
  • Webinars and Conferences

在线研讨会与会议

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There are currently about 6,000 of 10,000 EB-5 visas remaining for investors and family members. If demand patterns are identical to last FY2012, approximately 150 will remain at the end of the year.

本年度发布的10000张EB5签证中尚有6000张剩余,如果依照2012年度的趋势,到今年底可能只会剩下150张左右了

China EB-5 Visa Quota

中国EB-5签证配额

(no longer likely for FY2013, but likely for FY2014 unless immigration reform is passed by Congress)

(基本确定不会在2013年实行,但很有可能在2014年实施,除非国会通过移民改革)

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Latest Per-Country Trends

最新签证趋势-按国别

uscis ombudsman office releases 2013 annual report 2013
USCIS Ombudsman Office Releases 2013 Annual Report移民局调查申诉办公室发布2013年年度报告

The Report says that according to USCIS’s online “My Case Status” tool, as of February 28, 2013, there were 6,025 Form I-526 petitions pending with an average processing time of 11.7 months.

该报告指出截止到2013年2月28日,有6025个I-526申请已经平均等待了11.7个月。

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USCIS Ombudsman Office Releases 2013 Annual Report移民局调查申诉办公室发布2013年年度报告

The Report also includes data for I-526 petitions received between FY2010-FY2012, which states that between FY2010 to FY2012, USCIS received nearly a 300% increase in I-526 filings. Below is a summary of the I-526 filing data:

报告还指出2010-2012年I-526申请增长了300%

FY2010: 1,955 filings - 1,369 approvals - 165 denials - 22% RFE rate

FY2011: 3,805 filings - 1, 571 approvals - 373 denials - 72% RFE rate

FY2012: 6,041 filings - 3,671 approvals - 957 denials - 44% RFE rate

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Regional Center Legislative and Administrative Changes under Consideration

酝酿中的区域中心立法及管理方面的改变

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Legislative Update

立法更新

Re-authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program

in September 2012 for 3 years through 09/2015

EB-5区域中心法案在2012年9月得到批准将继续实行3年至2015年9月

Senate: Unanimous

House: 412-3

Signed by President 9/28/12

12/2011 Senate

Hearing

09/2011 House

Hearing

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EB-5 Reform 法案改革

2012 Election Results… 2012大选结果

S. 744

some legislation is under consideration under leadership of senator leahy leahy
Some legislation is under consideration – under leadership of Senator Leahy酝酿中的立法-在参议员Leahy的领导下

Impacting the promotion of EB5 projects in China

对EB-5项目在中国推广的影响

last time i was here we talked about possible legislative language about
Last Time I was here, we talked about possible legislative language about…上次我来的时候,探讨了一些可能的立法,内容是关于。。。
d direct and third party promoters
(D) DIRECT AND THIRD PARTY PROMOTERS.直接和第三方项目推广者
  • (i) RULES AND STANDARDS.—Direct and third party promoters of a regional center, or of the investment opportunities of a regional center, shall comply with the rules and standards prescribed by the Director to oversee regional center promotion, including—

(i)规则和标准 – 区域中心或者区域中心投资项目的直接项目推广者或第三方项目推广者,应该遵守移民局为了审查区域中心的推广而制定的规则和标准,包括-

d direct and third party promoters1
(D) DIRECT AND THIRD PARTY PROMOTERS 直接和第三方项目推广者
  • registrationwith U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which the Secretary may make public

在美国移民局的注册,而该等注册有可能被政府部门公之于众

d direct and third party promoters2
(D) DIRECT AND THIRD PARTY PROMOTERS直接和第三方项目推广者
  • minimum qualifications

最低资格要求

d direct and third party promoters3
(D) DIRECT AND THIRD PARTY PROMOTERS直接和第三方项目推广者
  • COMPLIANCE.
  • A direct or third party promoter may be subject to sanctions under subparagraph (E) for failure to comply with clause (i).

根据(E)段,如果未能遵守条款(i),直接或者第三方项目推广者可能会被受到法律处罚

those provisions were removed at the urging of iiusa iiusa
Those provisions were removed at the urging of IIUSA. 这些条款在IIUSA的呼吁下已经被废除
quick summary of amendment
Quick Summary of Amendment对修正案的简略概括

Permanent authorization 永久授权

Codifies “what is an RC”and how to establish one 将区域中心的定义以及申请方式写进法案中

Binding pre-approval process 有约束力的预批

Regional Center financial statements

区域中心财务报告

Sanctions of malfeasance, and background checks on persons with RC 不法行为的惩治

Securities laws 证券法

Commerce Department 商务部

quick summary of amendment1
Quick Summary of Amendment对修正案的简略概括

Conditional permanent residence 有条件的永久居留权

RC investors won’t have to count jobs at 829 stage

区域中心投资者不再需要在829阶段计算创造的工作数量

No need for derivatives to file 829 家属不再需要申请829

Reforms TEA designations 目标就业区认定的改革

Alters minimum investment amount最低投资额的调整

Defines “full time equivalent” employees 全职雇员的定义

“Age out” protections 对超年龄申请人的保护

Concurrent filing of 526 and visa applications

526与签证同时申请

**S. 744 would also increase visa availability annually

other changes
Other changes 其他改变
  • You need to know about

你需要了解

eb 5 administrative reform
EB-5 Administrative Reform移民局管理动向
  • EB-5 Office is setup in Washington, DC and eventually will be staffed by economists, securities attorneys, accountants, fraud experts, immigration officers, and headed by Chief of Immigrant Investor Programs (who will answer to Deputy Director of USCIS)
    • Acting Chief(负责人): Daniel Renaud
    • Deputy Chief(助理负责人): Robert Cox

EB-5办公室将在未来4-6个月的时间内落户华盛顿特区。新办公室将拥有一批经济学家、证券律师、会计师、防诈骗专家、移民局官员,并由移民投资项目总负责人来领导。(该负责人直接接受移民局副局长的领导)

i 526 backlog i 5261
I-526 Backlog I-526的积压

526积压情况比我们想的还要糟糕

移民局调查部发布了3月5日的EB5利益相关人会议纪要

IIUSA发信给移民局局长Mayorkas反应有关案件积压、影响资本募集以及工作机会的创造。IIUSA还向白宫以及奥巴马总统致信,反映有关情况。

eb 5 administrative reform1
EB-5 Administrative Reform移民局管理动向

USCIS/SEC collaboration 移民局与证监会的合作

Deference 遵从先例

Material Change 实质改变

Evolving Economic Modeling (i.e., tenant occupancy, visitor spending)

变化的经济模型,比如租客模型,访客花销模型

EB-5 adjudications policy memo

EB-5 审案政策备忘录

Litigation 诉讼

with so much growth and evolution occurring in the program therefore we must all work together to
With so much growth and evolution occurring in the Program… therefore, we must all work together to面对这么多的变化…因此我们要一起面对

ADVOCATE REGULATORY

向主管当局主张我们的想法

IMPROVEMENTS to the Regional Center program; 让区域中心项目变得更好

AND 还有

Make the Regional Center Program Permanent

让区域中心项目可以永远进行下去

Because……..因为

as of july 10 2013 2013 7 10
As of July 10, 2013…在今天,2013年7月10日…
  • There are 811 days before the Regional Center Program expires…

还有811天区域中心项目的批准就将过期

    • Again 再次强调
  • So we still have lot’s of work to do!!!

我们还有很多的工作需要做

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IIUSA Commissioned EB-5 Regional Center Program Economic Impact Assessment/Forecast

IIUSA对EB-5区域中心项目的经济影响评估/预测

Updated IIUSA EB-5 Regional Center Industry Best Practices 带来最新的IIUS区域中心行业最佳实践经验

EB-5 Regional Center Advocacy: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Update & Details on other Available Advocacy Channels EB-5区域中心代言:全面的移民改革相关更新,以及其他可用代言渠道的细节

Successful Partnerships Between Project Developers & Regional Centers

项目开发商与区域中心之间的成功合作

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Update on USCIS Policy & Case Processing (including Trends in I-829 RFEs/Denials in 2010-2011)

移民局政策/案件处理的最近进展(包括 I-829 2010-2011 年度 补件/拒信 的趋势)

EB-5 & Securities Laws: Broker/Dealer Business Model, Due Diligence & Layers of Regulation

EB5与证券法:经纪人/中介商业模型,尽职调查以及相关法规

Understanding the Exit/Entry Industry in China 对中国出入境行业的理解

Regional Center Related Litigation: Strategies & First Hand Experience

区域中心相关诉讼: 策略以及第一手经验

USCIS EB5 Training & Guidance for Adjudicators: What’s Really New & What’s Left Undone

美国移民局 EB5 对审案官的培训及指导: 哪些是新的,哪些是还没有做的

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EB-5 Regional Center Terminations to Date: An Analysis & Look Ahead

EB5区域中心的截止日:分析和展望

To Escrow or Not to Escrow…That is the Question

是否需要监管账户 。。这是个问题

EB-5 as Part of the Capital Stack: Combining EB-5 Capital with Other Development Finance Programs

EB5作为资本堆的一部分: 将EB5资本与其他财政项目融合起来

“Tenant Occupancy” and “Visitor Spending” Economic Impact Models

租客就业模型与访客花销模型

Global Competition for Immigrant Investors: What is EB-5 Competing with in the Global Marketplace?

全球的投资移民竞争:EB5在全球市场中和谁在竞争

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IIUSA/华南美国商会代表团参加第17届中国国际贸易投资展IIUSA/华南美国商会代表团参加第17届中国国际贸易投资展

September 6-10, 2013 – Xiamen, China

IIUSA EB-5 Seminar September 9

2013年9月6-10日,中国厦门

IIUSA EB5 研讨会 9月9号

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IIUSA Membership

美国EB5投资移民协会会员申请

Associate Members

注册会员

$1,250/annually

每年会费1250美元

Get the RESOURCES YOU need to SUCCESSFULLY harness the Regional Center Economic Development Program

获得成功掌控区域中心经济发展项目的资源JOIN US TODAY! 敬请加入

www.iiusa.org