On April 12, 2016, the United States Department of Homeland Security – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), posted an update to their Immigrant Investor Processing Times bulletin. 

The current processing times are as follows:

 

USCIS EB-5 Processing times-1

This means that investors are currently seeing an estimated wait time of approximately 16.6 months for approval of their I-526, and those eligible to have their conditions removed are currently seeing an estimated wait time of approximately 17.5 months.

If you are an investor looking to invest under the EB-5 program, please contact our office to learn more.


 1) See USCIS Processing Time Information for the Immigrant Investor Program Office, uscis, available at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/processingTimesDisplay.do;jsessionid=abchi9yDCWjvMbHLGGvqv (accessed 4/13/2016).