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June 15, 2012   By The Associated Press   WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives. The election-year initiative addresses a top priority of an influential Latino electorate that has been...

June 15, 2012 Washington.D.C. - The American Immigration Council applauds today’s announcement by the Obama Administration that it will grant deferred action to undocumented youth who were brought to the United States as small children and who have been raised and educated in communities around the country.  Today's announcement builds on the...

June 4th, 2012   The state of Florida placed second in the “10 Best States for Business in 2012,” an annual survey of CEO opinion conducted by Chief Executive. The survey included 650 business leaders who responded to questions concerning the states where they do business. The survey covered tax and regulation,...

May 31, 2012   On Thursday, May 24, 2012, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced legislation seeking to give permanent status to the EB-5 Regional Center Program, among other job-creating endeavors. Established by Congress in 1990, the EB-5 Regional Center Program has successfully facilitated immigrant investments toward economy-boosting and community development campaigns across...

May 30, 2012   The National Association of Realtors reported Wednesday, May 9, 2012 the prices of single-family homes climbed in half of the 146 US cities surveyed during the first quarter of 2012. According to reports, the median sales price increased in 74 of the 146 metropolitan areas measured between 2011...

May 30, 2012   The percentage of American’s who believe the US economy is reaching upward, as well as those who believe home prices are on the rise is at a record high, according to the April 2012 National Housing Survey, conducted by Fannie Mae. Survey results state American’s expect the average...

May 30, 2012   Commercial real estate development is increasingly turning to EB-5 Visa programs and their investors to spearhead projects in Florida, and across the nation, due to the continued lack of traditional funding. While national reports find an increase in consumer optimism, in both commercial and residential sectors, the first...

May 30, 2012   An increase in Chinese applicants for EB-5 Visas in the United States has been noted by immigration lawyers in both the US and abroad, leading some to suggest political turmoil and economic slowdown in China as a cause. Applicants for the program are more increasingly business people and...

May 30, 2012   Florida Regional Center today announced it recently acquired EB-5 Visas for four investors of its Jupiter, Florida project, Harbourside Place. The firm, a top EB-5 Regional Center in South Florida, worked with each investor to acquire all information necessary to obtain these Visas for the investors and their...

May 30, 2012   Citi Habitats released a monthly rental market report on May 9, 2012, that announced the residential rental market saw an increase in cost across all apartment categories, a drop in vacancies and withdraw in concessions for the month of April. Gary Malin, President of Citi Habitats explained, “If...