Investment Visa Category

In Depth High-Tech Immigration Report in Puget Sound Business Journal

The Puget Business Journal has gone to great efforts to provide in-depth reports and stories on the need for high-skilled immigration reform.  The stories are poignant and provide great insight on why immigration reform is essential for economic growth.  Thank you to the PSBJ and report Emily Parkhurst for caring about issues that are important […]

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Tahmina to Speak at Bitspiration Festival in Poland

We are very proud to announce that Tahmina will be speaking on Startup Visa issues at the Bitspiration Festival 2015 in Poland. The Bitspiration Festival will be held on June 22-23 in Warsaw, Poland.  We are very honored for the invitation, thank you Bitspiration! If you or anyone you know will attend, please do say […]

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CU Boulder Introduces Entrepreneur Program!

After several years of pushing for legislative reform, some startup/investor leaders have turned to alternative methods of fixing the startup visa problem. The Massachusetts Global Entrepreneurship in Residence (GEIR) program was the result. Today, the second state following the Massachusetts model will launch-  Colorado’s CU Boulder.  The University of Colorado Boulder’s Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, […]

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SXSW- Immigration Panel & Book Launch Success!

The South By Southwest (SXSW) festival experience is truly amazing and overwhelming to a first time attendee like me. About 30,000 attendees with a huge number of events to choose from can easily seem daunting.  From a Saudi princess keynote, to Jimmy Kimmel live, to the CEO of Patagonia, the famous names and people are […]

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Tahmina Reading and Signing “The Startup Visa” Book at SXSW!!

We are thrilled and excited to confirm that Tahmina will be reading from her book as well as signing books at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, TX on Saturday March 14th from 1:30 to 1:50 pm! Please join us if you can! Tahmina’s book “The Startup Visa: Key to Job Growth […]

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Tahmina’s Startup Visa Book Is on Amazon!

We are thrilled and excited to announce that Tahmina’s book “The Startup Visa: Key to Job Growth and Economic Prosperity in America” is now finally out and available on Amazon for purchase! Foreword written by the one and only Vivek Wadhwa and edited by Lornet Turnbull, preeminent journalist and former immigration reporter with The Seattle […]

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Special Announcement: Coming soon- Tahmina’s Book- The Startup Visa!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: It is with great pride and excitement that I announce the forthcoming publication of my first ever book! “The Startup Visa- Key to Job Growth and Economic Prosperity in America” Foreword written by the one and only Vivek Wadhwa and edited by Lornet Turnbull, preeminent journalist and former immigration reporter at The Seattle […]

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#SOTU speech with #immigration mention

Immigration was touched upon in the State of the Union speech and references to entrepreneurship and job creation.  Here is a pdf of the speech with the relevant sections highlighted for ease of reference for anyone interested. President Obama’s State of the Union Address — Remarks As Prepared for Delivery — Medium

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Startup Act 2015- Introduced Today!

Today, Sen. Moran (R-Kansas) together with 5 other Senators introduced the most recent version of the bipartisan bill Startup Act creating a new visa category for startup founders and STEM degree holders. It follows the introduction of the Immigration Innovation Act 2015, also a bipartisan bill addressing H1b and high-skilled immigration. Below is the press release from […]

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Immigration Executive Action- How to Improve Current Laws- Share Your Thoughts With DHS!

The Department of H0meland Security wants to hear from you about how you think the immigration system can be modernized.  A notice was placed on the Federal Register yesterday, December 30th 2014, stating that public comments can be made until January 29th 2015. I will be writing to share my thoughts. As my regular readers […]

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