New Entrepreneur Rule Could Let Startup Founders Stay In US

On August 26, 2016 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a proposed rule that would allow immigrant startup founders to receive temporary permission to be in the country, otherwise known as “parole,” setting the stage for a new potential way for foreign entrepreneurs to build companies in the U.S.

Under the proposed rule, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security would be able to parole entrepreneurs who have at least a least 15 percent ownership stake in a startup, and have an “active and central role” in it. Read more

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Have a Narrow Chance of Obtaining a Visa in The United States

USA Immigrant Visa Program

Immigrant entrepreneurs are a great asset to the U.S. economy. Foreign-born individuals are twice as likely as their American-born counterparts to start their own businesses in the U.S. According to the Partnership for a New American Economy, immigrant entrepreneurs founded 255 of all U.S. high-tech and engineering companies between 1995 and 2005 and created more than 450,000 new jobs. Read more

How The EB-5 Visa Program Along with Acquiring a Green Card Benefits You

An EB-5 Visa gives the same green card as other qualifying forms, permitting the investor and his or her close family to reside, study, and work anyplace in the United States.

EB-5 Lawyer talks about the benefits of the EB-5 Visa Program.