The right business can be a pathway to living and working in the United States. The Obama administration has proposed new rules to create more opportunities for foreign entrepreneurs to launch and grow businesses in the U.S.
Steel, Doebley & Glassman, together with the law firm Spadea Lignana, is hosting a FREE business immigration seminar at the International House Philadelphia in the heart of University City on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Attendees will learn about the newly proposed international entrepreneur parole rule and other immigration opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors, as well as options for opening your own business and determining the best business model for you.
USCIS has announced that as of May 2, 2016, it has completed all data entry for H-1B cap petitions selected in the “lottery” for consideration in the FY2017 cap. We expect that all receipt notices for selected petitions will be received within the next seven to 10 days. USCIS also will now return all petitions that were not selected, a process that will take several weeks.
Although no new H-1B hires may be made, employers may be able to take advantage of other visa categories, as follows:
Finally, there are various visa categories available for training that might be useful in certain circumstances.
As always, please contact us with any questions.
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