On the first of being president, Trump ordered a freeze on all new regulations. Here is a copy of the order issued from the White House. The order states, in pertinent part, the following: ” With respect to regulations that have been published in the OFR but have not taken effect, as permitted by applicable[…]
It was an honor and privilege to be interviewed by the Washington Technology Industry Association regarding the new standards for national interest waiver. Here is a link to the interview. Thank you WTIA for the honor.
International Entrepreneurs Rule FINAL RULE – JANUARY 2017 A Simplified Summary by Tahmina Watson USCIS announced proposed new rules on August 26, 2016 for international entrepreneurs. Comments were sought for a 45-day period. On Friday January 13th, the final rules were released and will be officially published on Tuesday January 17th 2017. The rule will[…]
Green Card for Startup Founders Just Became Easier! New Case Law- Matter of Dhansar! Many of my regular readers will know that we have been anxiously awaiting guidance on a green card option known as National Interest Waiver (NIW). We had been waiting for over two years. With just weeks left in the Obama administration, which[…]
Dear Readers, For all of you interested in the new proposed rules for entrepreneurs, please ensure you send your comments as soon as possible. Though the deadline is on Monday 10/17, don’t wait until the last minute! Submit your comments by tomorrow! For anyone wondering why we need an immigration option for entrepreneurs, here is[…]
Dear Entrepreneur, venture capitalists, angel investors, accelerators and people who work with within the startup arena: On August 26th, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security announced new rules that would allow international entrepreneurs to enter the US in certain situations under ‘parole’, which means permission to be in the US. This is part of President Obama’s immigration executive action and[…]
Hon. Pauline Truong Founder & CEO of Globepreneurs recently interviewed me for her column in Huffington Post. Here is a link. A huge thank you Globepreneurs and Hon. Pauline Truong for caring about issues related to entrepreneurs and immigration reform!
The draft application for international entrepreneurs is out today. The 15 page form is linked here for your review. I will comment on it soon. Draft Form I-941
We are grateful to have been able to share our thoughts with Geekwire about the new international entrepreneur rules. Despite flaws, Obama’s ‘startup visa’ is a step in the right direction, entrepreneurs and immigration experts say by Monica Nickelsburg on September 29, 2016 at 10:10 am: Startup entrepreneur Henry Chen faces the same obstacles as[…]
We are incredibly thrilled and honored to have Manan Mehta of Unshackled on Tahmina’s radio show “Immigration With Tahmina” on Desi 1250 am this Tuesday October 4th at 10am PST. With the new proposed rules for international entrepreneurs out, I am excited that Manan is taking time out of his incredibly busy schedule to join us. Tune in to listen[…]