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U.S. Department of State releases visa statistics for Fiscal Year 2016 - 8,505 EB-5 visas issues in 2016! Regional Center the more popular choice.

U.S. Department of State releases visa statistics for Fiscal Year 2016 - 8,505 EB-5 visas issues in 2016! Regional Center the more popular choice.

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The U.S. Department of State has recently released EB-5 visa statistics for Fiscal Year 2016. 8,505 EB-5 visas were issued to immigrant investors from over 50 countries. The report also details the total number of visas obtained through Regional Centers and the total number obtained by direct investment. For each country, Regional Center seems to have been the more popular choice. Additionally, though national diversity among EB-5 applicants is certainly rising, Chinese nationals are still the big players, obtaining over 81% of the EB-5 visas that were issued in Fiscal Year 2016.

 

Here are the top 20:

  1. China (Mainland): 6,604 visas through regional center, 364 visas by direct investment.
  2. Vietnam: 278 regional center, 9 direct investment.
  3. South Korea: 188 regional center, 7 direct investment.
  4. China (Taiwan): 168 regional center, 7 direct investment.
  5. India: 76 regional center, 14 direct investment.
  6. Hong Kong: 49 regional center, 4 direct investment.
  7. Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 52 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  8. Russia: 46 regional center, 5 direct investment.
  9. Brazil: 49 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  10. Egypt: 48 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  11. Nigeria: 38 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  12. Venezuela: 28 regional center, 4 direct investment.
  13. Iran: 24 regional center, 4 direct investment.
  14. Bangladesh: 28 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  15. Mexico: 27 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  16. Japan: 25 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  17. Canada: 24 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  18. South Africa: 21 regional center, 1 direct investment.
  19. Singapore: 21 regional center, 0 direct investment.
  20. Argentina: 18 regional center, 0 direct investment.

Posted by americaeb5visa on March 19, 2017


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