From The New York Times
“Visa applicants to the United States are required to submit any information about social media accounts they have used in the past five years under a State Department policy that started on Friday.
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From National Foundation For American Policy
“Immigrants play a key role in creating new, fast-growing companies, as evidenced by the prevalence of foreign born founders and key personnel in the nation’s leading privately-held companies. Immigrants have started more than half (44 of 87) of America’s startup companies valued at $1 billion dollars or more and are …Continue Reading »
“Immigrating to the U.S.A. isn’t always easy, but there are certain things that can quickly clear the way. One is being a member of a country that has an investment treaty with the United States. Another is if a person can show that they have run a sound business in the past, and will be …Continue Reading »
“With Congressional changes coming to the EB-5 program that likely will increase the investment amount required and make it more difficult for an investor to apply, the E-2 visa may make a lot of sense. Careful consideration of the tax and citizenship questions need to be involved, however.”
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“This article addresses the question of how to convert a U.S. E-2 work visa into U.S. permanent residence, often referred to as a green card. For some investors, the challenge of being taxed on worldwide income by becoming a permanent resident of the United States will prevent them from doing this. However, there are …Continue Reading »
“Jared Kushner briefed senators Tuesday on an immigration proposal meant to boost border security and set up a new merit-based system that would keep the number of legal immigrants coming into the U.S. at current levels, according to administration officials and lawmakers.
‘What we’re doing in this plan is we’re working on keeping the number …Continue Reading »
From New American Economy
“An increase in immigrant populations in the Great Lakes region has led to a rebound in the manufacturing industry, a boom in the healthcare sector, and the creation of nearly 250,000 working-class jobs, a new report from New American Economy and the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition finds. This is possible, the …Continue Reading »
“But the number of green cards would stay the same at approximately 1.1 million per year.
Of the four pillars that the administration has always stressed — border security, citizenship, a guest-worker program and what to do with immigrants who have entered the country illegally, including DREAMers — the last two are not addressed.
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From Harvard Business Review
“Immigration policy is typically set at the federal level, however innovative local initiatives are showing how cities and communities can take action on their own. A pioneering program for these international entrepreneurs is the Global Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program, funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and launched at the University of Massachusetts (where …Continue Reading »
“Whether it’s Vlad Tenev, the Bulgarian-born immigrant co-founder of the investor services company Robinhood, or Yony Feng, the Chinese-born co-founder of the popular fitness company Peloton, the message by now should be pretty clear: In America, if you have a good idea for a business and the skill to implement it, then it does …Continue Reading »