USCIS Proposes Rule to Welcome International Entrepreneurs

DHS allowing foreign entrepreneurs to come to the U.S.

On August 26th, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a proposal to introduce a creative new way for foreign entrepreneurs to come to the United States to grow businesses and create jobs.

The proposal, which has been under discussion for quite some time, proposes the implementation of a new discretionary parole authority to allow foreign entrepreneurs to enter the United States to develop new business enterprises. Note that this is neither the same as the EB-5 Investor Visa program which can lead to lawful permanent residence in the US nor the E2 program which respectively lead to lawful permanent residence in the US which is the grant of a renewable investment based nonimmigrant visa. Read more