USCIS has released the current pending I-526 petitions from 2012 to Oct, 2018.

What is Form I-526?

Filing I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur is the first step for EB-5 investors, who have invested or are actively in the process of investing the required amount of capital ($1 million or, if the qualifying investment is within a TEA, $500,000) and provide evidence of creating atleast 10 jobs.

I-526 Petitions

  • Vietnam
  • Brazil
  • South Korea
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • India

Pending petitions

  • Petitions pending doubled for South Korea
  • USCIS has dramatically cut the pending petitions for chinese which declined by more than half (65%) compared to previous year 2017,
  • USCIS lowered the pending applications Vietnam and Brazil
  • Total pending petitions for all countries: 14,293

 

YearVietnamBrazilSouth KoreaChinaTaiwanIndia
20184801152931236165852
20175161211353621164627
20161773934244449136
201522316710714
201411010903
2012-20130016001
Total119630746981803851633