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[…]

International Entrepreneurs Rule (Obama’s Startup Visa Alternative)- Detailed Summary by Tahmina

Final International Entrepreneur rules were released on January 13th 2017. Here is my updated blog post. International Entrepreneurs Rule A Simplified Summary by Tahmina Watson On August 26, 2016, USCIS announced proposed new rules for international entrepreneurs in an attempt to create an alternative to a Startup Visa. In a coordinated effort, The White House published an article[…]

CU Boulder Introduces Entrepreneur Program!

After several years of pushing for legislative reform, some startup/investor leaders have turned to alternative methods of fixing the startup visa problem. The Massachusetts Global Entrepreneurship in Residence (GEIR) program was the result. Today, the second state following the Massachusetts model will launch-  Colorado’s CU Boulder.  The University of Colorado Boulder’s Silicon Flatirons Center for Law,[…]

Tahmina raises immigration reform with US SBA Head and Sen. Cantwell

On April 24 2014, the newly appointed Head of the US Small Business Administration Ms. Maria Contreras-Sweet attended the Seattle Chamber of Commerce with Senator Maria Cantwell.  It was great to meet two powerful women in person.  Senator Cantwell leads the SBA and Global Entrepreneurship committee for Congress.   Ms. Contreras-Sweet, an immigrant herself, is[…]