In the May 30, 2013 Memo, the USCIS gave regional centers the option to add on new geographic regions and NAICS codes without seeking a formal amendment. This allowed greater flexibility for regional centers to pursue different types of investment projects. However, recently there is indication that the USCIS has gone a step further with regards to NAICS codes and have completely taken them out of the regional center designation equation.
Over the past few years, international developers have entered the United States market and launched development projects that incorporate EB-5 funding as part of the project's capital stack. Far from being a cause of concern, international developers investing money and developing U.S.-based projects is a vote of confidence in the United States.