Investment Visa Category

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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Wrap-up of an amazing week #ImmigrationAction

With Mayor of DC and Mr. Mayorga

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 […]

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Executive Action for Entrepreneurs- Almost A Startup Visa

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 […]

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Immigration Executive Action for Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Students

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.    

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What to expect from the executive action annoucement

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 […]

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Tahmina on CNN Money re. immigration executive action

Find Tahmina on CNN Money today discussing immigration executive action that will be announced tonight.  Here is a link to the story.

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs Must be Included in Immigration Executive Action

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 […]

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