EB5 Investors Magazine Volume 1 Issue 1 | Page 5

On the cover Vo l u m e 1 - N u m b e r 1 The cover for our inaugural issue features Anthony Korda, EB-5 investor and immigration attorney. Please see Page 22 for “EB-5 Changed his Career and his Country,” our cover story for the spring 2013 issue. Cover Photo by: Gary W. Oben 6 Publisher’s Note 8 Letter from an Editorial Board Member 9 EB-5 Calendar of Events 36 by Jor Law by EB5 Investors Magazine Staff 12 I-829 Standards What is the correct standard for job creation to remove conditions in multi-tenanted projects? 14 The Continued Need for Legislative Involvement in the EB-5 Regional Center Pilot Program by Henry Liebman by Laura Foote Reiff by Julia Roussinova by Edward C. Beshara 42 From the Desk of an EB-5 Lawyer 2012 - Year in Review by David Hirson 46 Southern California’s EB-5 Conference Highlights 48 Kate’s Corner 52 Featured Attorney: David Hirson 16 Raising Capital for Regional Centers Basic Securities Concerns Issues that EB-5 Investors from Russia May Encounter During the I-526 Petition Preparation Process & How to Resolve Them 38 An EB-5 Balancing Act Dealing with Regional Center, Broker, Investor and Law Firm Goals through Effective Agreements 10 Attorney Spotlight An Interview with Linda Lau SRING 2013 by EB5 Investors Magazine Staff 54 Green Cards Not Glamour by Jor Law by Zach Rodriguez 22 EB-5 Changed His Career & His Country A Personal Look at Obtaining Permanent Residence Under the EB-5 Program 56 Regional Center Attractiveness vs. Responsibilities 28 The Rising Crescent Challenges and Best Practices When Dealing with the Middle East 60 Representing Latin American Clients in the EB-5 Process by Maria Isabel “Marisa” Casablanca by Samantha C. Vélez by Reza Rahbaran by Elizabeth Krukova 58 Infographic: How the EB-5 Visa Program Helps the U.S. Economy 32 Franchise & EB-5 Franchise has become an increasingly popular vehicle among investors & immigrants by Steve Qi w w w. E B 5 I n v e s to r s . c o m