Proposed International Entrepreneur Rule Gives Startup Founders Temporary Stay in U.S.

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Proposed International Entrepreneur Rule Gives Startup Founders Temporary Stay in U.S.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is proposing to grant work authorization to foreign entrepreneurs who raise substantial capital for companies they start.

  • USCIS estimates some 3,000 foreign entrepreneurs may qualify annually.
  • USCIS expects this new proposal to create jobs, facilitate research and development and increase innovation in the United States.

In this update, we provide details on the proposed rule as a possible option tailored to startup founders and entrepreneurs.

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