- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Details about the EB-5 visa program in South Dakota, by the numbers:

$500,000: Amount someone from a foreign country must invest in a South Dakota project

10: Number of jobs that must be created by that project within two years

2004: Year EB-5 funding was first used in the state

$642.4 million: Total invested in EB-5 projects

304: Number of investors who received green cards

26: number of identified projects that received EB-5 funding and county located in:

- Deer Creek Station-Basin Electric Power Cooperative; Brookings

- Northern Beef Packers; Brown (new ownership)

- Dakota Provisions; Beadle

- Day County Wind Energy 2-NextEra Energy Resources; Day

- Deadwood Mountain Grand Hotel and Casino; Lawrence

- Veblen East Dairy; Marshall (new ownership)

- Hill Top Dairy; Brookings

- Moody County Dairy; Lake

- Van Winkle Dairy; Marshall

- Global Dairy; Brookings

- Winter Dairy; Clark (new ownership)

- Drumgoon Dairy; Hamlin

- Lindle Dairy; Brookings

- Sunrise Dairy; Deuel

- Cederberg Dairy; Lake

- Swier Dairy; Lake (new ownership)

- K&K; Dairy; Turner

- Mill Valley Dairy; Marshall

- KC Dairy; Brookings

- Crosswind Jerseys; Brookings

- Mossings Dairy; Moody

- Dutch Dakota Dairy; Kingsbury

- Wildrose Dairy; Deuel

- Old Tree Farms; Brookings

- Allied Cattle; Moody

- Newark Veal; Douglas

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Source: Governor’s Office of Economic Development

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