Report: Immigration agency should seek EB-5 help

FILE - In this April 2, 2012 file photo, employees continue work inside the Northern Beef Packers processing plant in Aberdeen, S.D., which raised construction money through the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-cards immigration program. A new report from the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank, suggests that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services get help from the Department of Commerce to monitor projects and oversee the regional centers that implement the program. (AP Photo/Dirk Lammers, File)SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services should get help from the Department of Commerce to oversee projects funded by the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-cards immigration program, a Washington think tank says in a report released Wednesday.

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