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[Q] Is getting a pre-approval for a regional center based EB-5 project mean that I-526s will be approved more quickly?


Don't bet on it. Getting a pre-approval for a regional center based EB-5 project will not lead to quicker adjudications of I-526s or guarantee approvals. At best, having a pre-approval will probably increase the likelihood of CSC examiners approving I-526s, but no guarantee.

Contrary to many regional centers' statements, getting a pre-approval for the underlying EB-5 project in advance does not mean I-526s will be approved more quickly. Basically, it might, but not necessarily. Is that confusing enough for you?