Entrepreneurship in the National Interest: A Review of AAO National Interest Waiver Decisions under Matter of Dhanasar By David Wilks, Brooke Ireland, and Stephen Yale-Loehr** In December 2016, the Administrative Appeals Office (“AAO”) of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (“USCIS”) issued Matter of Dhanasar (“Dhanasar”), a precedent decision issuing a new standard for National Read more about Entrepreneurship in the National Interest: A Review of AAO National Interest Waiver Decisions under Matter of Dhanasar[…]
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 Read more about A Guide for Future Immigrant Entrepreneurs[…]
REPORT: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION ON THE U.S.
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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 slated to go into effect on July 17. A DHS delay in a Entrepreneurial Parole was overturned Read more about Getting ready for Entrepreneurial Parole[…]
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 Read more about USAIE comments on USCIS Final Rules on Employment-Based Immigration[…]
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.