Investment Visa Category
Dear Readers, I am sorry I have not given you detailed information and guidance yet. I have seen your questions and comments, esp. on family-based matters. I will start writing details that you are looking for as soon as I can. But I first need to tell you about this amazing week and the build […]
There will be several measures for immigrant entrepreneurs and details will emerge soon. However, this is a significant development – this is a new program using the parole authority. Entrepreneurs will be allowed into the US under the ‘significant public benefit’ parole authority to the following types of people who would otherwise not qualify […]
The Department of Homeland Security released a series of memos. I am copying links to the relevant ones for high-skilled immigration, entrepreneurs and students. http://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/14_1120_memo_business_actions.pdf My comments to follow soon.
I have it on good authority that these are some of the things we can expect: Illegal immigration: 1. Deferred action to parents of US citizens and green card holders who have lived in the US for at least 5 years. 2. Expanding the DACA program to no-age limit and who have been in the […]
Find Tahmina on CNN Money today discussing immigration executive action that will be announced tonight. Here is a link to the story.
Not a day goes by in the US that an immigrant entrepreneur’s contributions are not making a deep and lasting impact. Watch the below video from the Partnership for a New American Economy to see how immigrant inventors’ inventions are used in your daily life. At this unique juncture with imminent executive action announcements, where […]
USCIS updated the processing times for EB5 petitions: Form Title Classification or Basis for Filing: Processing Timeframe: I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States 14.3 Month(s) I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) 6.8 Month(s) […]
Copied from AILA: Practice Alert: China EB-5 “Unavailable” for Remainder of FY2014: What Does This Mean? On Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the AILA EB-5 Conference in Chicago, Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Department of State Immigrant Visa Control and Reporting Division, announced that effective immediately, the EB-5 preference category had become “unavailable” for Chinese […]
Thank you to CNN and Reporter Sara O’Brian for reporting on an issue that I care so deeply about and mentioning my work. My regular readers will know how strongly I feel about these issues. The article highlights the frustration that I and many of my colleagues face helping startups get visas. Hope this will shed light […]
Today, CNNMoney reported on one of our favorite subjects, the Startup Visa. Reporter Sara O”Brian discusses specific examples of talented people moving to Canada to launch their startups since they were unable to do so in the US due to immigration obstacles. We are honored that the article provides a link to this blog. Thank […]