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Possible Effect of Judge’s Stay on Trump Muslim Ban

Judge Ann Donnelly of the Eastern District of New York issued an order temporarily prohibiting the enforcement of Trump’s Executive Order banning visa holders from seven Muslim countries from entering the United

Why Trump #MuslimBan is A Terrible Idea

Immigration Attorney Sophie Alcorn explains why Trump’s Executive Order banning visa holders, lawful permanent residents, and refugees, is a bad idea. This order applies to people who who hold passports from the

#vote2016 !!!!

Sophie Alcorn, founder of Alcorn Immigration Law, encourages all US citizens to vote in the November 8, 2016 general election in this video.  Because everybody on the North American continent came from

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

International Entrepreneur Rule ANNOUNCED

This morning the White House announced the “startup visa,” which is formally called the International Entrepreneur Rule.  You can find the 155-page text of the proposed rule here.  The White House explains

Startup Visa: Regulations Released Tomorrow?

Last November, we pointed out that the Obama administration was finally making plans to implement the “startup visa” that was announced in the President’s 2014 speech that touched on immigration reform.  A source close

A Fast Track for Extraordinary Foreign Nationals: O-1 & EB-1A

Are you an extraordinary foreign national—or are you looking to hire one? The best and brightest from abroad can get O-1 visas quickly to live and work in the U.S. if they have

Join Me Tomorrow Evening at Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO Event

Have questions about the immigration options for yourself or your employees? If so, join me at Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO’s event tomorrow evening. I’ll discuss what you or your company need to

Startup Visa Announced

President Obama revealed signs of new regulations today aimed at helping startup founders have a new legal pathway to living in the US. Under this new proposal, investors, researchers and entrepreneurs who will

Blanket L Petition

If you are an employer who frequently petitions to transfer employees from your multinational offices to the US as managers, executives, or individuals with specialized knowledge, you might consider a Blanket L