USCIS Releases Policy Memorandum on EB-5 Adjudication Policy

  • USCIS policy memorandum provide guidance for adjudicating EB-5 applications and petitions, addressing important issues like the preponderance of evidence standard, definition of “capital,” amount of capital that must be invested, definition of “targeted employment area” and more.
  • Please check attachment to read policy memo.
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USCIS Publishes Notice Extending TPS For El Salvador

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 104 (Thursday, May 30, 2013)]
[Pages 32418-32424]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2013-12793]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[CIS No. 2533-13; DHS Docket No. USCIS-2007-0028]
RIN 1615-ZB20

Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary
Protected Status


Applications for the FY 2013 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program Due by May 22

On April 18, USCIS announced the availability of the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, a competitive grant opportunity which promotes immigrant civic integration and prepares permanent residents for citizenship. Applications are due by May 22, 2013.

Citizenship and Naturalization: 

USCIS Announces Expansion of Entrepreneurs in Residence Initiative

WASHINGTON—In just over one year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) innovative Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) initiative has produced real benefits that will strengthen agency policies and practices relating to job-creating immigrant entrepreneurs who help advance American economic growth.


Employers Must Use Revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds employers that they must use the revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (Revision 03/08/13)N for all new hires and reverifications. All employers are required to complete and retain a Form I-9 for each employee hired to work in the United States.

The revision date of the new Form I-9 is printed on the lower left corner of the form. Employers should not complete a new Form I-9 for existing employees, however, if a properly completed Form I-9 is already on file.

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