Readers of this blog know that the new direction that the USCIS has taken regarding how to count tenant created jobs has thrown a monkey wrench into the program as we know it. If you haven’t heard about this big EB-5 topic of the first half of 2012, you can read my analysis here. To better understand what these changes mean, the EB-5 community has been asking for a meeting with the USCIS economists for some time now and it is finally happening on Friday, June 22, 2012. Please click here for the USCIS invitation and directions on how to dial-in. I’ve signed up for one of the 75 in-person slots, but haven’t heard back whether I made the cut. In any case, it should be an engaging conversation.