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A Guide to EB-5 Investment Sponsored by Catholic Legal Services

March 23, 2012 12:30

Location: 9401 Biscayne Boulevard Miami Shores, Florida 33138 at Miami Shores, United States The Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy Pastoral Center

 12:30 p.m. -1:20 p.m.

Regional Center vs. Individual EB-5

-Distinction between Individual and R.C. EB-5

-Advantages and Disadvantages of Each

-Client Considerations

-Answering the Difficult Questions

-Ethical Considerations in Opting for the EB-5 over other Alternatives


1:20 p.m. -2:30 p.m.

Tips for forming a R.C. EB-5 and Alternatives to forming a new R.C.

-Obtaining R.C. Designation

-What does R.C. Designation Mean

-Importance of the Economic model Used

-What Type of Business Plan should be Used

-Should an Exemplar I-526 be Filed and if so What does Approval Mean

-Ethical Considerations in Recommending a R.C.



2:30 p.m. -2:45 p.m.

Coffee Break


2:45 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.

Considerations in filing Form I-526

-Tracing and Tracking of Investor Funds

-Advising Clients on conducting Due Diligence

-What will USCIS look at in the 526 Adjudication

-Do R.C. packages need Review

-Timing Considerations

-Ethical Implications in Accepting Finder’s Fee and in Dual Representation


3:35 p.m.-4:30 p..m.

Considerations in Filing form I-829

-What will USCIS look at (individual and R.C.)

-What happens when the project is off track?

-Considerations for Filing a new I-526

-Tracking of Ages of Dependents

-Hot Issues in I-829 Adjudications


4:30 p.m. -5:00 p.m.

Where Are We Now?

-Dealing with the Hot Issues of Material Change and TEA Designation and Sourcing of Funds

-Areas of Pending and Future Litigation

-What Have we Learned from Hindsight

-Malpractice Issues and Avoiding Lawsuits Against Counsel

Speakers: Ed Beshara, Karen, Caco, H. Ronald Klasko, Tammy Fox-Isicoff

Cost: $200

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