The Realities and Implications of Chinese EB-5 Investors' Wait for Visa Numbers

By Robert C. Divine, Esq., Baker Donelson

The EB-5 industry needs to face a new reality: Investors born in mainland China who file I-526 petitions from now to the foreseeable future will have to wait at least six years before a visa number will be available for them to use an approved I-526 petition to actually immigrate to the United  States.