CanAm Executive Walter Gindin to Speak at Annual AILA Conference on June 11

NEW YORK— CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that Walter S. Gindin will be a speaker at the Annual AILA Conference on Immigration Law  to be held June 9-12, 2021. Mr. Gindin serves as Director of Legal Affairs at CanAm Enterprises. He is one of three industry leaders participating in a virtual panel discussion on the EB-5 program.



Mr. Gindin is scheduled to present Friday, June 11 from 4:30-5:30 pm ET on the topic “The Sun Also Rises: EB-5 Program Sunset on June 30 and Beyond.” He will be joined by fellow panelists, David Morris, AILA EB-5 Investors Committee Chair, and Carolyn Lee, AILA EB-5 Investors Committee member. The panel discussion will cover key issues that include:

– The looming June 30 Sunset and impact on EB-5 clients

– State of the EB-5 program

– New administration outlook

– Covid-19 effects

– Managing processing times


“We are hopeful that legislators will recognize the positive impact the EB-5 program has on the U.S. economy – in terms of creating jobs and supporting economic development – and approve an extension for the program,” said Mr. Gindin. “In the meantime, we are working to answer questions and provide guidance for existing and potential new participants on how to navigate the EB-5 program in the near term.” CanAm is an established leader in the EB-5 industry. The firm has assisted 14,700 investors and their qualifying family members achieve approval of a conditional green card application. In addition, more than $1.85 billion in EB-5 investment capital has been repaid to 3,700 immigrant families from investments in real estate and infrastructure projects. 


Walter S. Gindin Bio

Walter S. Gindin is Director of Legal Affairs at CanAm Enterprises responsible for EB-5 immigration and corporate transactional matters. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics  and master’s degree in political science from New York University. He received his Juris Doctor (with Distinction) from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2011 where he served as an Editor on the Iowa Law Review. He is an active member of the New York State Bar and is a member of the AILA EB-5 Committee. He also represents asylum applicants through Immigration Equality’s pro bono network.


About the AILA

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of more than 15,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 39 chapters and over 50 national commi



About CanAm Enterprises 

With three decades of experience promoting immigration-linked investments in the United States and Canada, CanAm has a long and established track record. CanAm has financed more than 60 project loans and raised more than $3 billion in EB-5 investments. CanAm exclusively operates seven USCIS-designated regional centers that are in the city of Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, states of California, Hawaii, Florida, Texas, and the Metropolitan Region of New York and New Jersey.