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Mississippi EB-5 Regional Center

EB5AN State of Mississippi Regional Center

Geographic coverage: All 82 counties in the State of Mississippi

View the official regional center designation letter for the EB5AN Mississippi Regional Center.

Contact us now to learn more about becoming a business affiliate.

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Benefits of Affiliation with Our Mississippi EB-5 Regional Center

Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in Mississippi

Business affiliates of EB5AN, including our Mississippi EB-5 regional center, can immediately begin raising EB-5 investment funds in any of the designated geographic areas that comprise our USCIS-approved regional centers.

Indirect Job Creation Calculations

Business affiliates of our regional centers can calculate job creation through both direct and indirect job methodologies. This leads to higher job creation figures than direct non-regional center calculations of actual payroll employees.

Regional Center Affiliation Process

The regional center affiliation process can be a fast solution and a great fit for those looking to begin a project immediately. The benefits of affiliating with a regional center make this an excellent choice for many project developers.

Our experienced team will work with you to understand whether EB-5 funding is a good fit for your project and whether you qualify to affiliate with our regional centers.

Let Us Help You to Create Your Own Mississippi EB-5 Regional Center

Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for a Mississippi EB-5 Regional Center in Three Weeks

EB5AN has obtained full state regional center coverage in multiple states and has completed more than 100 USCIS-compliant business plans and economic impact studies. The I-924 application process is complicated and requires legal expertise, economic analysis, business plan creation, and an understanding of how USCIS adjudicates applications.

EB5AN has the internal resources to assemble all required aspects of an I-924 application. Additionally, we have extensive experience with I-924 applications and understand all the key components and common pitfalls.

There are various approaches to take when filing an I-924 form; please contact us to learn more about the process and how we can work together to get your regional center approved quickly by USCIS.

Targeted Employment Area (TEA) Qualification Report in Mississippi for EB-5 Mississippi Regional Center Projects

Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine whether your Mississippi EB-5 regional center project’s location qualifies as a rural or high unemployment targeted employment area (TEA).

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Because TEA designation is crucial to the success of many EB-5 projects, it is important to understand how USCIS reviews TEA designation requests. Once you determine whether your Mississippi EB-5 regional center project is located in a TEA, you can prepare a TEA report yourself. The free downloadable report available through the EB5AN TEA map is also suitable for submission to USCIS.

If you still need assistance with preparing your EB-5 TEA report for your EB-5 regional center project in Mississippi, please contact the EB5AN team directly by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at, or simply order an EB-5 TEA Qualification Report.

About the State of Mississippi and the Economic Climate of Our EB-5 Mississippi Regional Center

Our Mississippi EB-5 regional center was created to provide an investment vehicle for qualified foreign investors seeking to obtain permanent resident status in the United States through an investment in a USCIS-approved EB-5 regional center with geographic coverage of all 82 counties in the State of Mississippi.

Historically, several elected Mississippi public officials, including senators and congressional representatives, have endorsed the EB-5 regional center program as a great opportunity for the U.S. economy and for foreign investors who want to immigrate to the United States and invest in a USCIS-approved Mississippi EB-5 regional center such as the EB5AN Mississippi Regional Center.

Mississippi: Population and Income Demographics

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According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Mississippi has a population of approximately 2.3 million people over the age of 16. Within this group, there are approximately 1.4 million people in the labor force, with 1.2 million who are employed and 0.1 million unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 1.1 million households.

Mississippi: Unemployment Trends

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Unemployment statistics for 2018 show average unemployment in Mississippi at 5.1%. Monthly unemployment rates in Mississippi in 2018 were 4.1% in September and 4.0% in October.

Mississippi covers an area of 46,923 square miles, implying a population density of 63.2 people per square mile, which makes Mississippi the 38th-most densely populated state in the United States.

The capital of Mississippi is Jackson, which is also the state’s largest city. Mississippi’s largest metro area is the Greater Jackson metro area. The gross domestic product (GDP) of Mississippi in 2017 was $111.7 billion. This implies a compound annual growth rate from 2007 to 2017 of 2.0% and a per capita GDP of $36,636. Mississippi has the 36th-largest economy in the United States by GDP.

Mississippi’s economy traces back to the pre-Civil War era, when it was the fifth-wealthiest state in the nation due to its heavy production of cotton and its plantations. Today, Mississippi is known for its entertainment and tourism, and its manufacturing industries, housing some major automotive factories.

Mississippi State Government & EB-5 Investment Financial and Employment Statistics

Mississippi: Real GDP (2011–2014)

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From 2013 to 2016, Mississippi’s GDP shrank by 0.02%. In 2014, Mississippi real GDP was ranked 37th at $0.1 trillion.

Mississippi: Total Personal Consumption Expenditure (2013–2016)

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Personal consumption expenditure is the primary measure of consumer spending on goods and services and is a primary engine driving economic growth. Mississippi’s personal consumption expenditure grew from $0.31 trillion in 2012 to $0.32 trillion in 2014. From 2013 to 2014, total personal consumption expenditure declined by 0.9%.

Mississippi: State Government Finances (2013)

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In 2013, the government of Mississippi collected $7.66 billion and spent $22.32 billion, resulting in a difference of $14.66 billion. Revenue is sourced from federal and local taxes, sales tax, and individual and corporate taxes. Expenditures include education, welfare, highways, police, and other social services.

Mississippi: Total Economic Impact of EB-5 Investments (2013)

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In Mississippi, EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 1,780 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $121 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $178.77 million to the state’s GDP. EB-5 investment in Mississippi also contributed $16.1 million to federal revenue and $15.87 million to Mississippi state government and local municipal revenue.

Mississippi: New Privately Owned Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits in Permit-Issuing Places

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Since 2009, Mississippi has seen increased growth of privately owned housing units, both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 3,800 privately owned units were authorized by building permits. Most of these units are in Mississippi’s largest cities, which include Jackson, Gulfport, Southaven, Hattiesburg, Biloxi, and Meridian.