Free EB-5 Project Evaluation I-829 Approval Requirements / Timing How might investors’ I-829 Petitions be affected by an incomplete project? How do delays in I-485 processing affect I-829 Petitions? What level of scrutiny does USCIS apply when adjudicating I-829 Petitions? If the principal applicant abandons his/her I-829 Petition, what happens to the immigrant status of derivative beneficiaries? How much does it cost to file an I-829 Petition?