USAIE applauds United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for issuing a final rule clarifying a wide variety of issues with employment-based immigration, specifically concerning H-1B visa petitions and permanent residency petitions. Many of these clarifications were previously addressed by USCIS through a series of non-binding policy memoranda over the past 15 years, with no[…]
New rules on STEM OPT went into effect on May 10, 2016. What is OPT? What qualifies as a STEM field? What are the new rules? This FAQ from USAIE answers those questions and more.
Babson College, a leader in assisting international entrepreneurs, has published this very useful guide on their website. It helps F-1 & J-1 visa holders understand what types of entrepreneurial activities they can perform while in the US on a student visa.
Slides from an October 30, 2013 Powerpoint presentation given at the NAFSA Region X conference. Covers issues such as volunteering, soliciting money online, starting a company, and more.
Some of the most frequently asked questions we received from self-employed immigrants pertain to unauthorized employment. Read this FAQ by Curran & Berger LLP to start learning about this area of the law.