One of the most common problems is insufficient information on the source of the investment capital. When this occurs, the USCIS case examiner will return the file with a request for further documentation, thus delaying the process. This problem can be eliminated by providing sufficient documentation with the original petition.
Investors may also be denied a visa if they are deemed inadmissible to the United States based on a number of factors including criminal history, terrorist activity or posing a threat to public health or safety.
I-526 Petitions may also be denied if the project fails to produce the required number of jobs. United States Regional Center Group members monitor projects to ensure that the necessary number of jobs are being created.