- From FY 2001-2014, there have been a 1,250% increase in EB-5 Visas handed out.
- In FY-2014, the U.S. State Department issued 9,228 EB-5 visas
- The top five posts for EB-5 Visas issued for FY-2014: 1) Guangzhou, China (8,237), Seoul, Korea (149), Taipei, Taiwan (97), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (92) and Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. (78).
At this time, there are more than 12,000 I-526 applications pending at USCIS. Last quarter of 2014 saw the big increase of I-526 filings: 3,240 I-526 applications. This means in 3 months the USCIS received enough applications for the whole year.