New EB5 data from USCIS
USCIS has just released most recent data on EB5 cases. The data shows that in 2012, there are 2771 I-526 applications. CIS approved 2101, and denied 384(approval rate %85). In the same time, CIS received 375 I-829, petition to remove condition. CIS approved 522 and denied 24. The approval rate is 96%. The second quarter of 2012 sees 1478 I-526 applications, an increase of 185 applications.
At this time, there are total 194 regional centers that are active.
Please note since each EB5 investor bring an average of 1.5 family members in their applications, 4000 I-526 approvals would mean the quota will be reached. This year or next year the latest, that is adistinctive possibility.