immigration reform Archive

EB-5 Visa Extension

In the April 2016 issue of Global Perspectives, we covered the trials and tribulations of reauthorizing the U.S. EB-5 Regional Center Program. To recap, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is designed to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation...
October 11, 2016

NAR Supports Pending FIRPTA Legislation

While NAR has existing policy on immigration reform that touches on the principles that should ideally govern the taxation of foreign citizens investing in U.S. real estate, no policy explicitly mentions the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act...
June 9, 2014

REALTORS® Encouraged to Get Involved in Immigration Reform Conversation

Input from REALTORS® will help push the national conversation on immigration reform forward, said Douglas A. Smith, the Department of Homeland Security’s assistant secretary for the private sector. Smith spoke last week at the Global Networking Committee meeting during...

Senator: Tide Turning on Immigration Reform

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) expressed cautious optimism about the future of immigration reform in the United States in an address to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Monday morning. His outlook was primarily due to the fact that the...