Only 149 Indians applied for EB-5 in 2016

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The US State Department Report of the Visa Office 2016 has been updated with Table V (Part 3), which gives a breakdown of all EB visas issued by country in fiscal year 2016.

A total of 159 Indians applied for the popular EB-5 program to obtain US green cards in 2016, compared over 7000 investors from China.

  • 32 Indians applied through $500,000 TEA (Targeted Employment Area)
  • 6 Indians applied through $1 million not in TEA through direct investment
  • 111 Indians applied through Regional target areas ($500k)



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