Bloomberg Law
Jan. 29, 2020, 9:12 PM

Changes to Immigrant Investor Visa Processing to Start March 31

Genevieve Douglas
Genevieve Douglas

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is changing how it processes applications for immigrant investor visas in an effort “to increase fairness in the administration of the program,” the agency said.

Starting March 31, applications for the EB-5 program will be processed according to existing visa availability instead of on the current “first in, first out” basis, meaning USCIS will give priority to petitions where visas are immediately available, or soon will be available, the agency said Wednesday.

The EB-5 program creates a path to green cards for immigrants who invest at least $900,000 in U.S. commercial entities that create at ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.