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International Entrepreneur Rule Frozen for Now

The Trump administration put a freeze on all new and pending regulations, including the International Entrepreneur Rule, the Obama Administration’s creative substitute for a startup visa. Last week’s freeze was expected. Typically,

Video: Top 5 Things Startup Founders Must Know About International Entrepreneur Parole

Watch Sophie’s video to learn all about the newly final International Entrepreneur Rule, a wonderful parting gift to Silicon Valley from President Obama’s administration.  Now startup founders are eligible for International Entrepreneur

Startup Green Card: EB-2 NIW Dhanasar

There are a lot of reasons to consider getting a green card through an EB-2 National Interest Waiver (EB-2 NIW).  With Matter of Dhanasar, it’s a lot easier to get for startup founders

Worried About What a Trump Presidency Means for Immigration?

President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans retaining control of both the U.S. House and Senate will no doubt profoundly affect this country’s course on immigration. A few weeks ago, Trump released his priorities

What Will Trump Do To Immigrants?

Learn from Sophie Alcorn about the future of immigration law and whether Trump’s proposed policies are actually workable. Sophie discusses the wall, islamophobia, H-1Bs, the International Entrepreneur Rule for startup founders in

A Clinton Win Is a Win-Win-Win

Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States, according to Moody’s Analytics. Moody’s, which has correctly predicted the presidential election winners since 1980, forecasts Clinton will pick up 332 electoral

International Entrepreneur Rule Ineffective As Written

The proposed International Entrepreneur Rule received more than 750 comments during the public comment period, which ended last week. Many pointed out the hurdles foreign entrepreneurs would face qualifying for parole under

Video on L-1A and L-1B Visas and EB-1C Green Cards

If you have been working at a foreign company, how can you move to the US?  If you’re a manager or executive, such as a startup founder, or an employee with specialized

Chicken-&-Egg Problem Remains Under Proposed Entrepreneur Rule

When the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced the International Entrepreneur Rule last month, I was excited that highly motivated foreign entrepreneurs finally had another means to remain in Silicon Valley to

International Entrepreneur Rule: Great News for Trailing Spouses

Trailing spouses are eligible to apply for work authorization under the proposed International Entrepreneur Rule, one of the rule’s major benefits. The proposed International Entrepreneur Rule is currently in a public comment