Top EB-5 Countries for FY 2014

Recently, the Department of State issued preliminary Immigrant Visa Statistics for the 2014 fiscal year, including regional center related EB-5 immigrant visas.  The following is a chart of the top 20 countries receiving EB-5 Immigrant Visas with comparisons to the prior fiscal year.  Once again, China has the top spot by an overwhelming margin.

 

Country

FY 2014

FY 2013

China

8,308

6,250

South Korea

162

309

Taiwan

99

113

Vietnam

92

33

Iran

72

82

Russia

56

39

India

55

35

Mexico

44

63

Nigeria

37

17

Japan

35

70

Venezuela

30

35

Great Britain and Northern Ireland

25

52

Egypt

21

22

Canada

18

20

Hong Kong

15

16

South Africa

13

8

France

9

2

United Arab Emirates

9

1

Kazakhstan

9

5

Brazil

6

11