Thursday, April 23, 2015

Guangzhou Consulate cancels EB-5 visa interviews

As of April 22, 2015, The National Visa Center with the US Consulate in Guangzhou has begun to issue announcements of cancellation to EB-5 investors with scheduled visa interviews. This comes as a direct impact of the EB-5 retrogression which starting May 01, 2015, will have a priority date of May 01, 2013. Investors who have filed their I-526 petitions after the priority date and been approved, will have to wait until their specific priority date is current before they will have their scheduled visa interviews in Guangzhou. Individuals should check with their attorneys or legal representatives for more information on recently scheduled visa interviews, as it may have been cancelled without quick notice. It is important investors check the monthly visa bulletin to find out whether their priority date is current.  

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