On Dec. 22, 2015, USCIS released updated processing times for EB-5 related petitions. The current average processing times for the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IIPO) as of Oct. 31, 2015 are as follows:

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This is welcome news, as this data represent a decrease in the processing times for I-526 and I-924 petitions.

Applicants with pending I-526 petitions can check the status of the case online; applicants can also email USCIS.ImmigrantInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov for updates on cases pending beyond the above-mentioned processing times.