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Focus: H1B to EB5 2020

  • Due to retrogression, EB5 India market is shifting from Indians in India to Indians in the USA on H1B
  • Indians in USA will be the single largest EB5 market in the world during 2020, accounting for 25% of all EB5 investments at the $900K level during 2020
  • Many of the large big city developers have exited the EB5 market which makes the remaining projects much more competitive

Where and When?

Date City
January 25 Dallas
February 8 Raleigh
February 22 Seattle
March 7 Atlanta
March 14 Austin
March 21 San Jose

ILW Past Events History

Quarter Total Events Total Attendees Average
Q1, 2018 2 114 57
Q2, 2018 8 357 45
Q3, 2018 12 369 31
Q4, 2018 17 546 32
Q1, 2019 18 561 31
Q2, 2019 15 480 32
Q3, 2019 26 581 22
Q4, 2019 24 392 16
Grand Total/Average 122 3400 28

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