USCIS Ombudsman EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting To Take Place March 5, 2013

Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman Maria Odom will convene an EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program stakeholder meeting in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

This information is sent by the USCIS Ombudsman.  For further information, please contact USCIS Directly.  Here is the exact wording of the Shareholder Invitation:

USCIS has been working to reform the EB-5 program and plans to soon establish a new EB-5 adjudication unit in Washington, D.C.  As the Ombudsman’s Office continues to track progress with the EB-5 program, this is an ideal time for stakeholders to discuss ongoing issues with policies, procedures, and other matters.

Opportunity to Submit Written Statements (Optional)

 The Ombudsman’s Office encourages stakeholders to provide written statements on issues of concern in advance of the March 5th meeting.  This feedback will assist us in identifying and addressing existing program challenges.  Written statements may be provided independent of registration for the meeting.

 Written statements should be limited to 5 pages, and provided to the Ombudsman’s Office by emailingCisombudsman.PublicAffairs@hq.dhs.gov.  Please reference “EB-5 Statement” in the subject line of the email message.  These statements are due no later than February 15th.  Written submissions will be considered confidential except as subject to applicable law, such as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Registration

 This event will be limited to 100 in-person participants.  Please RSVP by sending one email per participant toCisombudsman.PublicAffairs@hq.dhs.gov  and reference “EB-5 Meeting” in the subject line. In the body of your email message, please provide the following information:

Name:

Organization:

Contact E-mail:

The Ombudsman’s Office will confirm your registration.  The final list of in-person attendees will close on February 15th.

Sincerely,

Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

cisombudsman.publicaffairs@dhs.gov 

www.dhs.gov/cisombudsman

 

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