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Beginning TODAY you can enter into a FREE lottery for a Green card!

The Diversity Immigrant (DV-2018) Visa Program, more commonly known as “the lottery” opens today — Tuesday, October 4th. Administered by the U.S. Department of State, the purpose of the Diversity Lottery is to give foreign nationals from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the U.S. the opportunity to immigrate. For 2018, 50,000 diversity visas will be available.

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EB-5 Program Extended, for Now!

Yesterday, President Obama signed into law a Continuing Resolution that extends the EB-5 program until December 9, 2016. The passage of the Continuing Resolution temporarily avoids a government shutdown.

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Alert: Scam Phone Calls by USCIS Imposters

WARNING – USCIS has recently issued an alert to the public about individuals calling as government officials or law enforcement officers and threatening deportation. These scam callers will indicate more information is required to continue the immigration process and demand payment in the form of a money transfer or money order to fix any problems with your case and avoid deportation.

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Update: EB-5 Regional Center Program Reauthorization

Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced the American Job Creation and Investment Promotion Reform Act of 2016 to the House of Representatives on September 9, 2016. The proposed bill will implement new reforms and amend section 203(b)(5) of the Immigration and National Act.

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DHS Proposes New Rule for International Entrepreneurs

On August 31, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a rule for International Entrepreneurs embracing investment in the United States by foreign investors. This rule would give DHS authority to grant discretionary parole to “entrepreneurs of start-up entities whose entry into the United States would provide a significant public benefit through the substantial and demonstrated potential for rapid business growth and job creation.”

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Nicole O. Fink, Esq. Joins Foley Law Offices!

Foley Law Offices is pleased to introduce and welcome Nicole O. Fink, Esq. as its newest Associate Attorney. Attorney Fink is a 2015 graduate from New England Law | Boston and admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Attorney Foley Speaks on Irish-Us Relations at Irish Network’s 2015 Annual Conference

Foley Law Offices was delighted to be able to participate in the Irish Network’s 2015 National Conference held at the Seaport Hotel in Boston last week. Our primary attorney, John Foley, shared a panel on the New Global Irish Diaspora with IN-Boston President Sean Moynihan, Ronnie Millar, the Executive Director of the Irish International Immigration Center and Louise Corrigan, the President of IN-Dublin.

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Seventh Annual Golden Bridges Event a Success!

The Seventh Annual Golden Bridges Event, held at the Seaport Hotel in Boston on October 21-22, was a great success. The sold out conference focused on fostering relations between the city of Boston, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Ireland’s Northwest.

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Entrance Period for Diversity Visa Lottery 2017 Now Open!

The State Department announced that is now accepting applications for the 2017 Diversity Visa program. Applicants may register online through October 1, 2015 to November 3, 2015. The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV Program) makes up to 50,000 immigrant visas available annually, drawn from random selection among all entries to individuals who are from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States.

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John Foley of Foley Law Offices Appears in Articles on Both Sides of The Atlantic

Our principal attorney, John Foley, has been in the news this past week on both sides of the Atlantic. John was featured in a documentary that aired on the Irish national broadcaster, RTÉ, earlier this week.

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