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[…]

International Entrepreneur Proposed Rules Comment Deadline 10/17- Get Your Comments In!

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[…]

Tahmina in Geekwire

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[…]