Will I-829 removal of conditions can be impacted because of covid-19? - EB5Investors.com

Will I-829 removal of conditions can be impacted because of covid-19?

Covid-19 is negatively impacting people’s lives and the economy, Unfortunately, it also seems to be reducing the number of jobs created by EB-5 projects. If the 10 jobs the investor supposed to create were lost because of this, would that cause a denial in the I-829 removal of conditions stage, any regulations about unexpected events like this?

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Bernard P Wolfsdorf

Bernard P Wolfsdorf

Immigration Attorneys
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If you are already at the I-829 stage you would expect jobs to have been created, we are hopeful that USCIS will treat this as an extraordinary circumstance and provide some flexibility. So far we are seeing a good response from USCIS in some other areas.

Lynne Feldman

Lynne Feldman

Immigration Attorneys
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None yet, but we can hope the government will do something intelligent.

A Olusanjo Omoniyi

A Olusanjo Omoniyi

Immigration Attorneys
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COVID-19 can definitely affect the entire EB-5 project and not just the I-829 application. It is simply impossible to predict the effects on the economy in general as everyone who operates should be on the lookout for all the news on COVID-19.

Mark AM Catam, Esq

Mark AM Catam, Esq

Immigration Attorneys
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USCIS has not yet released any guidance on this matter.

Robert West

Robert West

Immigration Attorneys
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It is too early to tell what will happen and how that will impact EB-5 cases. Speak to your lawyer. She or he should have more information for you when it becomes available.

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