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Apr 2, 2019

EB-5 Visa Demand Slows in Early 2019; Launching Vietnam Forward and Calling Into Question Whether India Retrogression Will Take Effect This Fiscal Year

Matthew Galati

Last fall, we covered perhaps the most important EB-5 development of the year,DOS’ Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division Charles “Charlie” Oppenheim’s projections for various countries’ EB-5 visa backlog times, based on an October 2018 filing. Of particular note were longer than expected wait times for Mainland China and Vietnam, and a warning to the industry to brace for India’s backlog to begin “no later than July 2019.”However, more recent data calls these projections into question. Learn more in this blog.