Bernard Wolfsdorf

The “Red Combo Card” Option for EB-5 Indian Nationals – Will It Work?

By: Bernard Wolfsdorf and Joseph Barnett The threat of long visa [...]

By | 2018-09-13T23:46:33+00:00 September 8th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, EB-5, Immigrant Visa, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on The “Red Combo Card” Option for EB-5 Indian Nationals – Will It Work?

7 New Things to Know about EB-5 Visa Waiting Lines (Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean Translation)

On April 23, 2018, Mr. Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, Immigrant Visa [...]

By | 2018-08-09T18:56:40+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, EB-5, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal|Comments Off on 7 New Things to Know about EB-5 Visa Waiting Lines (Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean Translation)

7 Things New Zealanders Need to Know About the New KIWI Act

By: Bernard Wolfsdorf and Richard Yemm Entrepreneurs, businesses and New Zealand companies [...]

By | 2018-08-07T01:24:09+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Employment Based Immigration, KIWI Act, Non-Immigrant Visa, Richard Yemm, Trump Administration, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal|Comments Off on 7 Things New Zealanders Need to Know About the New KIWI Act

Immediate EB-1 Retrogression Revealed by DOS – Will USCIS Accept Adjustment of Status Applications?

As we approach the end of the fiscal year, September [...]

By | 2018-07-17T21:23:26+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Employment Based Immigration, Family-Based Immigration, Immigrant Visa, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on Immediate EB-1 Retrogression Revealed by DOS – Will USCIS Accept Adjustment of Status Applications?

3 Things We learned from the USCIS Ombudsman 2018 Annual Report Regarding the Proposed Regulations and EB-5 Waiting Lines

By Joey Barnett & Bernard Wolfsdorf The USCIS Ombudsman, which [...]

By | 2018-07-03T21:07:42+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, EB-5, Joseph Barnett, USCIS|Comments Off on 3 Things We learned from the USCIS Ombudsman 2018 Annual Report Regarding the Proposed Regulations and EB-5 Waiting Lines

USCIS Publishes Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Guidance – No Good News Here

By: Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Esq. and Robert J. Blanco, Esq. [...]

By | 2018-06-05T06:10:29+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Robert Blanco, USCIS|Comments Off on USCIS Publishes Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Guidance – No Good News Here

Does USCIS Follow DOS’ 90-Day “Misrepresentation” Rule?

By: Joseph Barnett, Bernard Wolfsdorf, and Avi Friedman We previously [...]

By | 2018-05-30T23:53:40+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Avi Friedman, Bernard Wolfsdorf, Joseph Barnett, USCIS|Comments Off on Does USCIS Follow DOS’ 90-Day “Misrepresentation” Rule?

Apply for U.S. Citizenship, and Get Deported – 7 Things to Know About U.S. Naturalization

By: Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Esq., Robert J. Blanco, Esq., and Richard [...]

By | 2018-05-29T16:25:41+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Naturalization, Richard Yemm, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on Apply for U.S. Citizenship, and Get Deported – 7 Things to Know About U.S. Naturalization

Vietnam EB-5 Retrogression Now a Reality: 5 Things to Know

Vietnam retrogression has now occurred and only Vietnamese EB-5 applicants who filed before July 22, 2014 will be eligible to receive an EB-5 immigrant visa.  However, starting October 1, 2018, we expect the Vietnam Final Action Date to be sometime in 2015 or 2016.

By | 2018-05-15T23:25:29+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, EB-5, Joseph Barnett, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on Vietnam EB-5 Retrogression Now a Reality: 5 Things to Know

Regulations v. Legislation – On the Brink of EB-5 Reform

Recent tweets from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) indicate that administrative changes to the EB-5 Program are a priority in Fiscal Year 2018.  It now appears almost certain the proposed regulations from over one year ago will be finalized very soon.

By | 2018-05-16T00:29:01+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, EB-5, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on Regulations v. Legislation – On the Brink of EB-5 Reform