USCIS recently published a statistics report on the impact of the EB-5 Program for the fiscal years 2012 and 2013, which can be downloaded on the Economics and Statistics Administration’s website by clicking here. Furthermore, IIUSA has also published statistics on various performance factors concerning the EB-5 Program. Both are summarized below, since the results are quite interesting.
- The national estimates are that more than 11,000 immigrant investors provided $5.8 billion dollars in capital, roughly 35% of the total investment in the applicable projects ($16.7 billion dollars). Projects operated through Regional Centers generated an estimated 170,000 jobs based upon the total investment. The balance of the project costs came from non-EB-5 sources. The aforementioned USCIS statistics report includes a chart (on page 15 of the full report PDF) showing total investment and job creation from active EB-5 projects for the fiscal years 2012 and 2013.
- For number of jobs created, the states, in order of priority, were California, New York, Florida, the District of Columbia and Maryland. California accounted for the 30% of the jobs.
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