On July 17, 2014, USCIS released updated processing times for EB-5 related petitions. The following chart provides the average processing times for cases being adjudicated by the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO), as May 31, 2014:

Form                                                                                 Processing Timeframe as of May 31, 2014

I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur                                13.2 months
I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions                      7.9 months
I-924, Application for Regional Center                                                5.4 months

USCIS reminds I-526 applicants that case status can be checked online at www.uscis.gov or through an email to USCIS.ImmigrantInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov.