Processing Time for EB-5 Regional Center Applications Now 27 Months, All-Time High

Fresh data from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) show average processing times for EB-5 regional center applications – Form I-924 – had reached an astonishing 834, or 27.3 months, by the end of October 2017, the longest wait time ever recorded. Average processing times for Form I-829 – the petition an investor submits

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EB-5 Waiting List Reaches a Dizzying 30,000 Applicants, Nearly All Chinese

Statistics from the National Visa Center released last week show that, as of November 1st this year, 30,259 applicants were on the waiting list for EB-5 visas, 26,725 of whom (88.3%) were Chinese nationals. At 2.2% of the total, Vietnamese applicants made up the second largest nationality represented in the queue, while Hongkongers and Indians

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