Bringing Investment and Opportunity to American Communities

The majority of EB-5 investments are directed towards targeted employment areas (TEAs): rural or high-unemployment communities that welcome new capital investment intended to strengthen the economic viability and vitality of their community and region. 

Below, we offer a number of useful resources to share information, news, and research related to TEA.

TEA Mapping Tool

Based on the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022, this mapping tool visualizes all of the census tracts that would qualify as a TEA across the country:


eb-5 economic impact data


eb-5 Regional Center trends

Targeted Employment Areas Data

USCIS adjudication trends

Latest News & Updates on TEA

IIUSA EB-5 TEA Mapping Tool Reaches Over 6,000 Users in its First Month

  IIUSA launched a new version of the free EB-5 TEA Mapping Tool a month ago and we are excited to report that the tool already attracted over 6,000 users in the past 30 days! This free ...

Introducing the NEW IIUSA EB-5 TEA Mapping Tool

  Research EB-5 targeted employment areas (TEA) across the U.S. with this new interactive and free tool   IIUSA is excited to launch this new mapping tool that allows EB-5 stakeholders to check ...

IIUSA’s New TEA Map is Updated with the Latest ACS and BLS Data

MOST RECENT ACS 5-YEAR ESTIMATES IIUSA published a free mapping tool in December 2019 to inform EB-5 industry stakeholders of critical regulatory changes related to the targeted employment ...

IIUSA Updates Its TEA Mapping Tool in Accordance with the New EB-5 Regulations

Earlier this week, IIUSA released a critical update to its mapping tool for high-unemployment areas that qualify as targeted employment areas (TEA) in accordance with the amended definition in ...

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