Tahmina discusses International Entrepreneur Rule with WTIA

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) published my article on the International Entrepreneur Rule.  Thank you WTIA for the honor! Regular readers will know how much time over the last 9 years I have devoted to the topic of the Startup Visa and the subsequent International Entrepreneur Rule. I had the privilege of working with[…]

International Entrepreneur Rule Application Process Released by USCIS!

Following successful litigation, USCIS released information on the application process for the International Entrepreneur Rule.  Here is a link. We will look forward to helping if you require help! USCIS did post a notice about this information and noted that a draft rule to rescind the IER is almost final. I copy the notice below:[…]

Reposting: Entrepreneur Parole- Final Rule Released- Here are Details!

Given that the International Entrepreneur Rule will hopefully be implemented very soon, I am reposting this important article from January 2017 to remind people of the rules. 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[…]

International Entrepreneur Rule- a Court Victory

Today was a victory for the rule of law. The International Entrepreneur Rule was delayed by the new administration days before it was supposed to go into effect. Procedures and protocols were not followed as required by the law. The NVCA brought a case against the administration represented by the American Immigration Council and the[…]

International Entrepreneur Rule Officially on Path to Closure

While the writing was on the wall that the new administration would rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule, I was still holding hope that the so called business-men in this administration would see the economic merits of such a rule. It is afterall the closest we have ever come to a ‘startup visa’ in this country. […]

Free Tickets to For Here Or To Go?

The award winning movie For Here or To Go? will be returning to Seattle at the Landmark Crest Cinema from Sept 22-29 . Here is a link to the theatre website.  The movie is supported by many industry leaders around the country. Check out the website! The screen writer and producer Rishi Bhilawadikar will host[…]

Lawsuit filed in response to delayed International Entrepreneur Rule

The National Law Journal reported the below copied article.   Venture Capital Advocates Sue Trump Over Delayed Foreign Entrepreneur Rule C. Ryan Barber, The National Law Journal September 19, 2017    | 0 Comments Andrew Pincus, of Mayer Brown, speaking during an event held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce titled “CFPB’s Anti-Arbitration Rule: Analysis & Implications,” on[…]

Tahmina Shares Thoughts on Delay of International Entrepreneur Rule

Readers and listeners of my radio show will know how deeply I care about the International Entrepreneur Rule, the ‘Startup Visa’ alternative provision that was created by the Obama administration. The Rule was officially delayed on Monday through a federal register notice. Here are links to various media stories with my comments and appearances: KUOW -This[…]

King 5 News Will Report on impact of delaying/rescinding International Entrepreneur Rule

My blog readers and viewers of my radio show Facebook videos will know how important the International Entrepreneur Rule has been for me and my clients.  As the only Startup Visa alternative option in the US, it would have made a huge difference to many a founder struggling to find a way to stay in[…]

International Entrepreneur Rule Officially Delayed

I am sad to announce that the International Entrepreneur Rule has officially been delayed this morning. Here is the federal register notice on the IE rule delay. More to come very soon. The reasons for delay are nonsense in my opinion and I couldn’t be more disappointed. I will write my comments shortly.