The EB-5 program has experienced explosive growth since 2009, due to the its long-established guidelines and high individual approval rates. Between 2010 and 2018, EB-5 capital expanded from a base of $975 million to over $6 billion per year. On the map below you can hover over the most important countries and their number of EB-5 visas in FY 2018:
The EB-5 Program has lapsed. The US Congress is discussing the legislation that authorizes the program while USCIS reviews the regulations and policies for filing. Because of the recent court ruling that reversed the 2019 Modernization regulations, the investment level has shifted temporarily from $900,000 back to $500,000.
If the program is reauthorized before the regulations are updated, there may be another window of opportunity to file at $500,000.
LCR expects the program to be reauthorized before October 1, and continues to work with international families that want to explore alternative residency options.