Judge Overturns DHS Delay of International Entrepreneur Rule

  DECEMBER 1, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contacts: Ben Veghte Melissa Cruz Stacey Berkowitz NVCA American Immigration Council Mayer Brown 202-864-5923 202-507-7518 212-506-2636 bveghte@nvca.org mcruz@immcouncil.org sberkowitz@mayerbrown.com   Judge Overturns DHS Delay of International Entrepreneur Rule   WASHINGTON, DC – Foreign entrepreneurs who want to build innovative companies in the U.S. received good news today when United States[…]

Immigrant entrepreneur Michelle Zatlyn, a cofounder of Cloudflare, at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

A Guide for Future Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Stuart Anderson, CONTRIBUTOR After the Trump administration announced it would rescind the International Entrepreneur rule, it left one less option for foreign nationals who wish to start a business in the United States. Although a judge has rebuked the administration for delaying the entrepreneur rule – ironically at the same time the White House sent out a press release announcing[…]

Lawsuit Challenges Postponement of the International Entrepreneur Rule

Entrepreneurs, start-up companies and a trade association joined together to oppose the postponement of the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER). This rule, with an effective date of July 17, 2017, would have permitted foreign entrepreneurs to travel to or stay in the United States to  grow new businesses. Less than a week before the IER was[…]

Whatever Trump Decides On DACA, These Young Immigrants Will Find A Way To Keep Innovating

One year ago, Alvaro Morales quit his office job to start something that had never existed before: a creative project that reunites immigrants with their homeland and distant family via virtual reality. Morales works with co-founder Frisly Soberanis to record 360-degree videos in countries like Guatemala and El Salvador, then deliver virtual postcards to people[…]

International Entrepreneur Rule: Delay of Effective Date

DHS Docket No. USCIS–2015–0006 The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the American Immigration Council (Immigration Council) respectfully submit the following comments in response to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) notice, “International Entrepreneur Rule: Delay of Effective Date,” published in the Federal Register on July 11, 2017.1 Established in 1946, AILA is a voluntary[…]

Congressman Rutherford Introduces Legislation to Reform Entrepreneur Visa Program

July 18, 2017 Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford introduced legislation to allow job creators who have been in the U.S. on an E-2 investor treaty visa for more than 10 years to apply for legal permanent residence. The bill, H.R. 3265, would also allow the children of these visa holders to remain in the country[…]