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AILA and EB-5 team sue State Department, alleging unlawful refusal to issue visas

Updated: Sep 9, 2021

From the EB-5 Investors site

A litigation team made up from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Jeff Joseph of Joseph and Hall PC, Charles Kuck of Kuck Baxter Immigration LLC, and Greg Siskind of Siskind Susser PC, is suing the State Department for their alleged unlawful refusal to issue visas.

The litigation team, representing large numbers of plaintiffs, individuals who applied for visas, organizations, and employers worldwide, filed a complaint on April 7 against Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, for the Department of State’s alleged refusal to issue visas due to temporary travel bans limiting the entry of individuals who have been present in certain countries, according to a AILA statement.

“The biggest problem in EB-5, is not the investment amount increase, but the past administration’s delay in processing EB-5s in Guangzhou and elsewhere,” said Bernie Wolfsdorf, former National President of the AILA.

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