FY 2011 Q1&Q2 EB-5 Statistics

Here are EB-5 statistics reported in the 6/30/2011 EB-5 Stakeholder’s Meeting Presentation.

Current Regional Center Stats as of 6/30/2011

# of Active Regional Centers 147
# of Pending Initial RC Proposals 83
# of Pending RC Amendments 9

Stats on Initial Regional Center Proposal Filings

FY 2010

(Oct 2009 – Sept 2010)

FY 2011 Q1 & Q2

(Oct 2010 – Mar 2011)

# of Initial RC Proposal Filings

110

146
# of Amended RC Proposal Filings 42 55
% of Initial RC Proposals Denied 45% 31%
% of RC Amendments Denied 29% 22%

Statistics I-526 and I-829 Petitions

(Recall that petitions are not necessarily adjudicated in the year in which they are received!)

# of I-526 Received # of I-526 Approvals % of I-526 Approved
FY11 Q1 & Q2 1601 407 81%
FY10 1955 1369 89%
FY09 1028 1262 86%
FY08 1257 640 84%
FY07 776 473 76%
FY06 486 336 73%
FY05 332 179 53%
# of I-829 Received # of I-829 Approvals % of I-829 Approved
FY11 Q1 & Q2 1150 166 86%
FY10 768 274 83%
FY09 437 347 86%
FY08 390 159 70%
FY07 194 111 69%
FY06 89 106 64%
FY05 37 184 62%

USCIS noted that it is still working on a system to distinguish RC from stand-alone filings and that an estimated 90-95% of I-526 petitions are currently associated with Regional Centers.

EB-5 Visa Statistics

Total EB-5 Visas Issued
FY11 Q1 & Q2 2,129*
FY10 1,885
FY09 4,218
FY08 1,360
FY07 806
FY06 744

* preliminary estimate

About Suzanne (www.lucidtext.com)
Lucid Professional Writing provides writing and editing services for businesses and scholars, and specializes in assisting clients to prepare business plans for filing with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

2 Responses to FY 2011 Q1&Q2 EB-5 Statistics

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