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Public Engagements


Mid-Florida Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Oct 2018)


On October 26, 2018 Jeffrey Carr, President and Senior Economist at EPR, addressed the meeting of the Mid-Florida Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association in Clearwater telephonically.  He spoke about the requirements of economic (job) impact studies and the importance of having a “Matter of Ho” compliant EB-5 project business plan in a petitioner’s filing documents.

Click the link below for a copy of his “practice points” summary on these two issues Click the pdf below for a copy of a recent article authored by Mr. Carr which speaks to what immigration lawyers should look for in EB-5 projects using construction expenditure activities to support their EB-5 Program-eligible job creation.  


Jeffrey B. Carr Conducted a Workshop At the NANBEN Conference in Dallas, TX (Sept. 2018)


On September 29, 2018, Jeffrey Carr conducted a workshop regarding the near-term U.S. economic outlook at the inaugural annual conference of the North American Nagarathar Business & Entrepreneurial Network (NANBEN) in Dallas, TX.   Click the .pdf below for a copy of the slides for his presentation entitled: “Understanding the Economic Outlook in an Increasingly Unpredictable World.”


Vermont Emergency Board Presentation (May 2018)


On May 7, 2018, Jeffrey Carr of EPR presented the updated consensus revenue analysis of expected fiscal year 2018 General Fund receipts before the Vermont Emergency Board.  Click the PDF below to download a copy of the Economists’ May 7, 2018 Consensus Revenue Analysis Letter. 

The consensus was that General Fund receipts for fiscal year 2018 would likely not be less than $44.2 million above the fiscal year 2018 consensus revenue forecast approved by the Vermont Emergency Board on January 18, 2018.  The updated revenue analysis for the General Fund for fiscal year 2018 did not include any analysis of likely General Fund revenue receipts for fiscal year 2019 or fiscal year 2020.  An updated consensus revenue forecast for fiscal years 2019 through 2021 for the General Fund, and for the Transportation Fund and Education Fund will be presented at the next meeting of the Vermont Emergency Board to be convened around mid-to-late July of calendar year 2018.


IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Conference & Industry Achievement Banquet in Washing, DC (April 2018)


Subject: Invest in the USA Economic Impact Report:  Highlights EB-5 Program Contribution Across the Country, 4/25/18. 

Jeffrey B. Carr was part of a panel presentation regarding the economic contribution to the U.S. economy by the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program.  The program in 2015-16 made significant positive contributions to the U.S. Economy and accounted for a measurable proportion of total net U.S. job growth in thosei years.  

Please see his presentation in pdf form below.


EB-5 Investors Magazine 2018 Las Vegas EB-5 & Global Investment Immigration Convention January 23-24, 2018 (January 2018)


Jeffrey B. Carr attended and presented. 

Please see the pdf version of his presentation below.


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