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.

Tahmina Appears in Forbes re. Travel Tips for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

During the Spring Break holiday, I had the greatest privilege of appearing in Forbes! Renowned journalist Nina Roberts who is passionate about immigrant entrepreneur issues interviewed me.  Her specific focus was travel tips for immigrant entrepreneurs traveling in and out of the United States given the recent travel ban in the US.  A huge thank[…]

Trump Freezes Immigration Regulations Including Entrepreneur Parole

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[…]

Entrepreneur Parole- Final Rule Released- Here are Details!

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!

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[…]

Importance of Your Comments On The Proposed Entrepreneur Rules- Watch ‘Starting Up in America” documentary

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[…]