New RCs (AL, AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, MI, MS, NJ, NY, OK, PA, PR, RI, TX, WA, WI)

USCIS continues to make progress on its backlog of I-924 applications, with 31 new Regional Centers approved in the last two weeks, for a total of 112 new centers approved this year. I look forward to being able to publish contact info and designation letters for all these centers. (Please comment or email me to update the info for your center.) There’s such a variety in Regional Center operators, including city economic development departments, well-established developers and business people, immigration attorneys, foreign agencies and recruiters, and assorted individuals without much digital trail beyond multiple businesses registered to home addresses. With that mixed bag of experience and ability to offer and administer US investments, and considering the proliferation of Regional Centers, the good players benefit from clarifying who’s who. The newly approved centers include the first Regional Center to cover Rhode Island and a number of new centers for under-represented areas including Connecticut, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, and Wisconsin. They also include applicants that weathered a very lengthy process to get approved. Congratulations, and best wishes as you proceed to bring investment and create jobs.

New USCIS-approved Regional Centers as of August 6, 2013

Alabama EB-5 Regional Center, LLC (Alabama)

U.S. Federal Investment Immigration Fund, LLC (Arizona)

American Alliance Regional Center (California)

American Development and Investment Regional Center (California)

Build America Capital Partners Regional Center LLC (California)
http://www.raelcorp.com/

California Future Partners (California)
http://www.californiafp.com/

California State Regional Center (California)
http://csregional.com/

California Sunshine Regional Center, LLC (California)
Contact: Lisa Li 415-279-0482
Geographic Area: The counties of Monterey and Santa Cruz in the state of California
Industries: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (23622), Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses) (53112)
Designation Letter

Mebo Property Development, LLC (California)

Pacific Coast Regional Center (California)
Geographic Area: Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California
Industry Categories: Construction – Nonresidential (NAICS 23622), Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (NAICS 53112)

EB-5 Regional Center Florida, LLC (Florida)
Linkedin Info

EB-5 Ameri-Holdings, LLC (Florida)
http://www.eb5ameriholdings.com/

U.S. Prosperity Regional Center (Florida)

Gateway Georgia Regional Center (Georgia)

Green Card Gateway Regional Center (Illinois)
hawthorneworld.com

New Fortune Global LLC (Illinois)

Michigan-Indiana EB-5 Regional Center (Michigan, Indiana)
http://www.cicnova.com/

Gulf Coast Renewables & Redevelopment, LLC (Louisiana, Mississippi)
LinkedIn Info

New England Regional Center for Economic Development Inc. (Rhode Island, Massachusetts)
http://www.immigrationboston.com/
Geographic Area: The counties of Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymoth, and Suffolk in the state of Massachusetts; the counties of Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, and Washington, in the state of Rhode Island
Industries: Residential Building Construction (2361), Nonresidential Building Construction (2362), Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services (5413), Nursing Care Facilities (623110), Continuing Care Retirement Communities (623311)
Approval Notice

Atlantic City Regional Center (New Jersey)
LinkedIn Info

East Coast Renewable Regional Center, LLC (New Jersey)

Empire State Regional Center (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut)

Oklahoma Regional Center, LLC (Oklahoma)
http://www.giantcapital.biz/

Iconic Caribbean EB-5, LLC (Puerto Rico)
LinkedIn Info

Frisco Texas International Development Center (Texas)
http://www.friscoedc.com/

Hidalgo McAllen Reynosa Regional Center, LLC (Texas)

RGV EB-5 Regional Center (Texas)
http://www.weitzmorgan.com/

Texas EB-5 Regional Center (Texas)
Email: http://usfreedomcap.com/
Geographic Area: The counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Somervell, and Tarrant in the state of Texas
Industries: Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly (6233), Traveler Accommodation (7211), Restaurants and Other Eating Places (7225), Lessors of Real Estate (5311), Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) (6231), architectural, Engineering, and Related Services (5413), Nonresidential Building Construction (2361), Residential Building Construction (2361), Other Personal Services (8129)
Designation Letter

Pacific Northwest Regional Center (Washington)

Seattle Metro Regional Center LLC (Washington)
www.nyeb5.com
Geographic Area: The counties of King, Pierce, and Snohomish in Washington
Industries: Construction of Commerical/Institutional Building and New Multifamily Housing (236000), Retail (44/45), Warehousing and Storage (493100), Residential Unites, Operations & Maintenance (531000), Hotels (721000), Restaurants (722000), Parking Spaces (812930)
Designation Letter

Wisconsin EB5 Regional Center LLC (Wisconsin)
http://www.firstpathway.com/

(Note: See my Regional Center directory page for my most updated listings for all RCs. And please email me if you would like to provide additional information regarding your RC.)

About Suzanne (www.lucidtext.com)
Lucid Professional Writing provides writing and editing services for businesses and scholars, and specializes in assisting clients to prepare business plans for filing with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

One Response to New RCs (AL, AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, MI, MS, NJ, NY, OK, PA, PR, RI, TX, WA, WI)

  1. msinghal says:

    It seems like these were still approved by the CA office. So the new EB-5 Office in Washington has not started processing any I-924 applications yet?
    Also, is there any discussion in the EB-5 circle regarding the current backlog (more than 1 year) of I-829 processing times?

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