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Topic - U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Service
Shanghai native John Zhang had a dream: to live in the United States. Comcast had a desire: to outfit tenant office space in its Center City tower.
"Immigration staffers pressured to rush visas for wealthy investors" (Web, Nov. 18) fundamentally mischaracterizes the administration of the EB-5 immigrant investor program of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). It incorrectly conflates two entirely separate processes: the economic analysis of the U.S. business that will receive EB-5 capital and the national security checks on EB-5 investors.
A Homeland Security Department whistleblower says one of its agencies is skimping on background checks of U.S. companies seeking to participate in a program that gives green cards to high-dollar foreign investors — potentially compromising national security.
The agency charged with admitting immigrants to the United States is in disarray, an internal investigator told closed congressional briefings last week, with employees facing thousands of charges of misconduct and having to make decisions on letting in foreigners without knowing whether there are national security risks.