Entries by Kathleen Hood

Legislation to Permanently Authorize EB-5 Program on January 28, 2015 –

Understanding the economic benefit and opportunity that the EB-5 program has to our nation’s future, Nevada Congressman, Mark Amodei and Colorado Congressman, Jared Polis, have introduced legislation to make the program permanent and allow for job creation through foreign capital investment. Additionally, the bill titled American Entrepreneurship and Investment Act of 2015, would address Target […]

Job, population growth to test Nevada’s infrastructure

With the economy in Nevada rebounding, there is revitalized interest in investing in business opportunities within the Silver State. The recent announcement by Tesla to locate its gigafactory east of Reno is just one example of how Nevada is cutting unemployment and growing its population. In fact, the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) […]

US Dept. of State Statistics on EB-5 Visa Usage

that informs the public of the availability of visa categories for that particular month, that the EB-5 industry was warned that based on then current demand patterns it was likely that the availability of EB-5 visas for investors from China with I-526 approvals (and their spouse and children under 21) would be backlogged due.  The […]

Mining: Progress Amid Tough Economics

“Different aspects of the industry are struggling, but our ability to be sustainable is greater now than ever because we’ve learned to be more efficient, to manage the highs and lows,” said Tim Crowley, recently retired president,   “Tesla will put a lot of pressure on our school system—from kindergarten to higher education—to produce engineers […]

MPI Report Findings on Immigrant Investor Programs Such as EB-5

The demand for immigrant investor programs that offer citizenship in exchange for financial investments worldwide is growing, as the demand from China and other emerging economies grows. As more countries set up programs, other countries with long-standing ones are questioning the programs’ economic benefits and are looking for ways to increase their impact, reports the […]

Tesla Battery Factory In Nevada – Business Insider

“There’s a tsunami coming in,” Gilman said, referring to the businesses, developers and workers he envisions occupying the place some day. The site, already partly occupied by warehouses and distribution facilities for Wal-Mart, Amazon and Federal Express, is where Elon Musk’s electric car maker Tesla Motors plans a factory to make batteries, helped by more […]

President Obama Announces Second Annual SelectUSA Investment Summit to be Held March 2015 – IIUSA | Blog

, President Barack Obama announced the next SelectUSA Investment Summit will be held March 23-24, 2015, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland near Washington, DC Read More   Curated from President Obama Announces Second Annual SelectUSA Investment Summit to be Held March 2015 – IIUSA | Blog