USCIS Message to Stakeholders: EB-5 Engagement with Economists

Dear Stakeholder,



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas invites any interested individuals to participate in a stakeholder engagement with USCIS economists on Friday, June 22, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Eastern). During the session, USCIS economists will address the agency’s review of economic methodologies used in EB-5 Immigrant Investor cases. This discussion will complement the next regularly scheduled quarterly EB-5 engagement, which will take place on July 26, 2012, by focusing on a discrete topic of inquiry.


To Submit Agenda Items

If you would like to submit agenda items and questions you must RSVP via email and attach a Word document with suggested items. All submissions should be received by the Public Engagement Division by COB Monday, June 11, 2012.


To Participate in the Session

You may attend this engagement either in person** or by teleconference. To RSVP, please email the Public Engagement Division no later than Wednesday, June 20 at


If you plan to attend in person, please reference “Economist – In Person”


If you plan to attend by phone, please reference “Economist – Phone”


Following registration, we will confirm via email your in-person attendance or provide the call in details. If you are attending in person, please be sure to bring photo identification and arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow extra time to complete the security process.


**Please note that, due to seating capacity, we must limit in-person participation to the first 75 individuals who respond. Please see the attached invitation for more information.


Kind Regards,


Public Engagement Division

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services