Targeted Employment Areas
Note: On July 24, 2019 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced updates to regulations governing the EB-5 immigration visa program in a Federal Register Notice. Each of the EB-5 rule changes described in the Federal Register notice were effective November 21, 2019. Among the changes announced was the transfer of Targeted Employment Area (TEA) certification authority from states to DHS. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development will no longer certify TEAs or issue TEA certification letters. Please visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services EB-5 program page for more information.