175% Surge in Chinese Investor Demand for Tier 1 Investor Visa between 2015 and 2019

175% Surge in Chinese Investor Demand for Tier 1 Investor Visa between 2015 and 2019

There has been a steady uptick in demand for the UK’s Tier 1 Investor visa among wealthy Chinese investors with total applications rising by more than 100 percent between 2015 and 2019.  Demand among investors from mainland China has surged by close to 170 percent, while total applications from Hong Kong, although much lower in…

Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian EB-5 Candidates Face Longer Wait Due To I-526 Processing Change

Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian EB-5 Candidates Face Longer Wait Due To I-526 Processing Change

US Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a shift from first-in-first-out processing of EB-5 I-526 petitions to a visa availability approach.  This change is set to come into effect from March 31, depending on the impact of shutdowns due to coronavirus. Understanding this Change Currently, USCIS processes I-526 petitions in the order in which they…