The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released its Visa Bulletin for the month of August 2016 (View PDF). The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of February 15, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applicants. For the second month in a row the cutoff date has remained unchanged.
As of August 1, Chinese investors who filed their I-526 petitions before February 15, 2014 will be eligible to schedule interviews with Department of State Consular offices and be issued conditional immigration visas to enter the U.S. or apply for adjustment of status if they are already in the U.S.
Action dates for other countries remain current, allowing qualified applicants from other parts of the world to move forward with obtaining their EB-5 visa.
United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs August 2016 Visa Bulletin