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Summer Update: USCIS Processing Time for I-526, I-829, and I-924 Petitions

Posted in I-526, I-829, I-924, USCIS

On August 31, 2015, USCIS released updated processing times for EB-5 related petitions.  The following chart provides the average processing times for cases being adjudicated by the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) as of June 30, 2015:

FORM Processing Timeframe as of June 30, 2015
I-526 13.5 months
I-829 14.3 months
I-924 11.8 months


Based on previously released processing time data, this represents an increase in processing time for I-526, I-829, and I-924 petitions.  USCIS reminds I-526 applicants that tools are available for checking the status of a filing online at www.uscis.gov or through an email to USCIS.ImmigrantInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov for cases pending beyond the above referenced processing times.