WR’S Leadership in EB-5 – IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum and AILA California Chapter’s Conference

November 16, 2017

Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP’s attorneys are at the forefront of the ever-changing EB-5 landscape. With 25 years of experience in the EB-5 arena, WR’s attorneys are leaders and educators at the EB-5 industry conferences throughout the country.

On October 24, 2017, Mr. Wolfsdorf presented at the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum in Miami on the topic of EB-5 visa backlog. His co-panelists were Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State and Lee Li, Policy Analyst at IIUSA. The panelists discussed updates on visa number availability for backlogged China applicants while also making predictions on visa numbers for Vietnam, India, Brazil, and Turkey. Mr. Wolfsdorf shared his experience at the IIUSA conference in his article “5 Things I Leaned from Charlie Oppenheim at the IIUSA 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Form”

WR’s attorney, Joseph Barnett, is also a leading expert in the EB-5 industry. He shared his knowledge at the IIUSA conference on the “EB-5 Regional Center Trends in 2017.”


Bernard Wolfsdorf presenting at the 2017 IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum


Joseph Barnett presenting at the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Conference on the EB-5 Regional Center Trends in 2017


On November 11, 2017, Mr. Wolfsdorf was invited to speak at the AILA California Chapter Conference in Hollywood, California. During the “EB-5 Investor Visa Update – Mad Money” presentation, he shared insight on the fundamental changes and increased challenges that the EB-5 program is currently facing. Mr. Wolfsdorf and his co-panelists discussed the EB-5 reform, impact of lengthy adjudications for I-526, I-829, and I-924, regional center approvals, amendments, and site visit, and analysis of  USCIS updated policy manual regarding guidance on job creation and capital at-risk requirements.

Mr. Wolfsdorf  authored an article titled Recent Developments and Trends in Investor Representation and Pointers for the Newer Practitioner to share his knowledge and advice on this topic.



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