As we reflect on the achievements and challenges of the past year, we’re thrilled to bring you a special episode of our ‘Investing in the American Dream’ podcast – the 2023 EB-5 Year in Review. This insightful discussion features two esteemed guests, Manuel Ortiz, VP of Global Business Development at FPP, and Mitch Wexler, Managing Partner at Fragomen’s Southern California offices.

Manuel Ortiz, with over two decades of experience in global finance, has not only led award-winning investor relations teams but has also directed capital raises exceeding $500 million on a global scale. His commitment to extending EB-5 services to underserved countries earned him a national industry award, showcasing his profound cultural competency and dedication to making EB-5 accessible worldwide.

Joining Manuel is Mitch Wexler, a certified specialist in immigration and nationality law, and the Managing Partner of Fragomen’s Southern California offices. Mitch’s diverse practice spans high net worth individuals and multinational corporations across various industries, making him a leading authority in EB-5, E-2, L-1, and more.

Together, Manuel and Mitch provide valuable insights into critical elements of the EB-5 program, discussing topics such as the life cycle of a typical EB-5 case, the benefits of Concurrent Filing, and the impact of the Reform and Integrity Act of 2022. We invite you to tune in here and explore the intricate details of the EB-5 landscape in 2023.