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[…]
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[…]
Niskanen Center Immigration Policy Brief
Unfortunately, the new administration is not moving forward with the entrepreneur parole rule as scheduled on July 17. We do hope that this will be reconsidered, as it adds one more tool for helping international entrepreneurs to build companies in the United States. For now, the absence of entrepreneur parole highlights the need to screen[…]
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U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the globe have produced short informational videos to help prepare people for the nonimmigrant visa application process. To find out what the process can be like, check out these links below! London, U.K. (3:09) Amman, Jordan (3:52) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (7:01) Ankara, Turkey (2:35) Dubai, UAE (4:04) Manila, Philippines Osaka-Kobe,[…]
Bringing Your Business to the United States through the New Office L-1 by: David J. Wilks Starting a business in the United States can be difficult for a foreign national. While a business establishment may be simple, U.S. work authorization may be more difficult to attain. The L-1 Intracompany Transfer visa can provide a path towards[…]
The proposed EP program creates an exciting new path to work authorization for entrepreneurs. In this PDF (click for link), we’ve written up an overview of the program according to the current details. The Entrepreneurial Parole (EP) program was originally http://premier-pharmacy.com/product-category/anti-fungal/ slated to go into effect on July 17. Since it is currently under review with the[…]
This infographic was sourced from a blog post by Bobby Franklin of the National Venture Capital Association. It helps delineate the huge role that immigrants play in US entrepreneurship and startups.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a new rule to help international entrepreneurs work in the United States for up to five years in “parole” status. The rule, published on January 17, takes effect July 17, 2017. As background, the United States lacks a visa specifically for entrepreneurs. Until now foreign national[…]