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)
Suzanne Lazicki is a business plan writer, EB-5 expert, and founder of Lucid Professional Writing.

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

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