Notice to remove International Entrepreneur Rule

The Department of Homeland Security published proposed rules to rescind the hard fought startup visa alternative – the International Entrepreneur Rule.  Here is a link to the proposed rules.  There are 30 days to comment. The date for the official publication is May 29th. Deadline for submitting comments will be June 28th 2018.  If this[…]

DHS Proposes to Remove International Entrepreneur Rule

USCIS message on removing the International Entrepreneur Rule: WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing a rule to end a program that allows certain foreign entrepreneurs to be considered for parole to temporarily come to the United States to develop and build start-up businesses here, known as the International Entrepreneur Rule (IE[…]

H4 EAD USCIS Statistics Released Ahead of Anticipated Rescission

  On Friday, May 11th, USCIS released updated statistics of H4 EADs. It is anticipated that the rule allowing H4 visa holders applying for work permits will be rescinded in June. Here is a link to the USCIS data on the issue.  Also, here is an article in which I saw the report.  A snapshot[…]

More Bad-Policy-Friday-News from USCIS: Changes to Student Visa Policies

Today, in another bad-policy-Friday (as I am calling it these day since bad news is handed down Friday afternoons mostly)- USCIS announced major policy changes to the way student visa status and unlawful presence will be determined starting August 9th.  In other words, when someone becomes illegal in the US will be reinterpreted.   Read[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration with Founders of The Sanaya Set on Friday May 11th at 10am PST on Radio Punjab!

On my next show on Radio Punjab, I am delighted to announce that my guests will be Founders of The Sanaya Set– the latest subscription box for a cause creating a buzz. Tarul Tripathi and Sandy Mathews will join me live on air on Radio Punjab’s Seattle studio as well as live on Facebook on the[…]