Following is the Chinese translation of a previously published blog post:

鉴于EB-5签证排期倒退迫近,现在就优先日期以及I-526申请批准书上涉及的有关内容做些基本介绍,正是一个合适的时机。美国联邦法律规定,每个财政年度EB-5签证的可用额度上限为10,000 名额. EB-5投资人提交I-526申请后,其I-526申请被美国移民局(USCIS)接收的日期,视为EB-5投资人的“优先日期”。排期倒退是指,签证额度达到上限后,美国国务院(DOS)必须根据过去的优先日期,给签证申请人划定一个截止日期,从而产生的时间滞期。打个形象的比方,EB-5签证好比是排队,EB-5投资人的优先日期就是其在长队中的位置。
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With retrogression looming, it is a good time for a quick primer on priority dates and the information contained on an I-526 petition approval. U.S. federal law caps the number of EB-5 visas that are available each fiscal year at 10,000. When an EB-5 investor files an I-526 Petition, the day his or her I-526 petition is received at USCIS is the EB-5 investor’s “priority date.” Retrogression is the term which denotes the time period when the visa cap is reached and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) must establish a cut off-date for visa applicants based on a priority date in the past. An analogy might be to consider the EB-5 visa category as a queue and an EB-5 Investor’s priority date as his or her place in line in the queue.
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