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Rural TEA

Louisiana 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.

 

LOUISIANA ECONOMY: Louisiana GSP is greater than the GDPs of Greece, Peru, and New Zealand. Ranking 41st in the United States with a per capita personal income of $30,952 in 2014, its residents per capita income decreased to $28,662 in 2019.

RURAL TEA COUNTIES IN LOUISIANA:

  • Allen
    Assumption
    Avoyelles
    Beauregard
    Bienville
    Caldwell
    Cameron
    Catahoula
    Claiborne
    Concordia
    East Carroll
    Evangeline
    Franklin
    Jackson
    Jefferson Davis
    La Salle
    Lincoln
    Madison
    Morehouse
    Natchitoches
    Red River
    Richland
    Sabine
    St. Landry
    St. Mary
    Tensas
    Vernon
    Washington
    West Carroll
    Winn

INTERACTIVE RURAL TEA MAP