【ARCFE News】 ARCFE RECEIVED 40+ I-131 APPROVALS WITHIN JUST 6 MONTHS OF FILING

06/22/2023 by ARCFE U.S.

Congratulations to over 40 ARCFE investors and their families, who have received their I-131 approvals within only 6 months of successfully filing their petitions concurrently under the new EB-5 law! The usual expected processing time for the I-131 petition is 8-14 months. These record-time approvals signal a very positive sign that USCIS is following through with their promise in increasing processing efficiency.

EB-5 concurrent filing is a process within the EB-5 investment immigration program that allows investors and their dependents to simultaneously submit their Form I-526E (“Immigrant Petition by Regional Center Investor”) and Form I-485 (“Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status”) applications. This streamlined approach enables investors to initiate their path to permanent residency while their I-526E petition is being reviewed, expediting the overall timeline and providing a more efficient route towards obtaining a green card in the United States.

Forms to file and a general timeline:

  • I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization – EAD card) : Expecting 3-4 months processing – typically is the first to be processed
  • I-131 (Application for Travel Document – Advance Parole) : Expecting 8-14 months processing – typically being processed after I-765
  • I-526E (Immigrant Petition by Regional Center) : Expecting 2 years processing for categories that are “CURRENT or C”
  • I-485 (Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status) : Process after I-526E approval

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