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Rural TEA

Arkansas Rural TEA

The Definition of a RURAL TEA:

  1. An area not located within a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) as designated by the Office of Management and Budget;
  2. Or the outer boundary of any city or town having a population of 20,000 or more based on the most recent census.

What does a rural TEA mean for industry professionals and investors?

The RIA Act of 2022 created a unique set aside for areas designated as RURAL. 

A project that is located in a rural TEA qualifies for priority processing of Form I-526 by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.���These investors will qualify for set-aside visas from the rural TEA classification, which makes up 20% of the yearly allocation of EB-5 visas.

ARKANSAS ECONOMY: The economy of Arkansas produced US$119 billion of gross domestic product in 2015. Six Fortune 500 companies are based in Arkansas, including the world’s #1 corporation by revenue, Walmart. Arkansas’s per capita income for 2010 was $36,027. The three-year median household income from 2009-11 was $39,806, ranking forty-ninth in the nation.

RURAL TEA COUNTIES IN ARKANSAS:

  • Ashley
    Baxter
    Boone
    Bradley
    Calhoun
    Carroll
    Chicot
    Clark
    Clay
    Cleburne
    Columbia
    Conway
    Cross
    Dallas
    Desha
    Drew
    Franklin
    Fulton
    Greene
    Hempstead
    Hot Spring
    Howard
    Independence
    Izard
    Jackson
    Johnson
    Lafayette
    Lawrence
    Lee
    Logan

INTERACTIVE RURAL TEA MAP