The Impact of the RIA on the EB-5 Industry

The EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 (“RIA”), was signed into law on March 15, 2022, and was set to reauthorize the regional center program. However, the USCIS deauthorized previously-approved EB-5 Regional Centers, requiring them to refile for redesignation.

A settlement agreement was filed between the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and several top EB-5 regional center operators and Invest in the USA. The settlement, which affects two cases, has finally put the EB-5 program back on track reauthorizing previously approved regional centers and safeguarding EB-5 investors.

“The settlement provides very specific guidance to previously authorized regional centers on the path forward in terms of what is expected of them to come into compliance with the RIA,” says Lulu Gordon, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, EB5 Capital.

Read the full article in EB5 Investors Magazine here