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Important Information and Updates Concerning the Dynamic Legal Sphere of Immigration

USCIS to Officially Begin Accepting IER Applications

On Thursday, December 14th, United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it would begin implementing the long-awaited and industry-lauded International Entrepreneur Rule (IER). While this is a time for celebration, there is also a sense of urgency in taking advantage of this unprecedented gateway.

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Implications of the New Department of State 90-Day Rule

The Department of State has updated its Foreign Affairs Manual to provide a new guidance specifying when nonimmigrants may be accused of misrepresentation of intent, with severe consequences. Replacing the now scrapped 30/60 day rule, the new 90-day rule is mainly one of expansion.

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Judge Overturns DHS Delay of International Entrepreneur Rule

Much to the joy of the business and technological community at large, the courts have now intervened in the Department of Homeland Security's delay of the International Entrepreneur Rule, a new procedure that will allow numerous foreign entrepreneurs to introduce innovation and economic opportunity to the U.S.

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The International Entrepreneur Rule Explained

The International Entrepreneur Rule is a new and now effective rule that makes it much simpler for qualifying international entrepreneurs to personally relocate and build their businesses on American soil. For those who wish to realize their startup's full potential, now is the time to do so. 

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