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Worrying signs as foreign-born entrepreneurs in US decline

A few months back, we discussed the relative lack of immigrant entrepreneurs that are involved in the U.S. economy. New policies were being formed to fix the issue, but new research indicates that problem is only getting worse -- making those plans for new work visa rules a tad late to the party. According to [...]

By |2018-04-23T16:31:36+00:00October 4th, 2012|Categories: Employment Eligibility, Employment-Based Immigration, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Worrying signs as foreign-born entrepreneurs in US decline

New legislation could bolster work visa program

Work visa applications are usually complicated documents that require a lot of work and review. There are many different identification processes and procedures that must be passed and in some cases, like with an H-1B visa application, the applicant must be sponsored by a U.S. company to obtain the work visa. Once the visa has [...]

By |2018-04-25T16:12:42+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration, H-1B Visas|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on New legislation could bolster work visa program

Immigrants account for vast majority of university patents

A new study by the Partnership for a New American Economy shows that immigrants are involved in over 75% of patents that are issued at major research universities, confirming the claim many visa and immigration advocates have made that immigrants play a vital role to the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit in the U.S. One of [...]

By |2018-03-30T17:42:45+00:00June 28th, 2012|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Immigrants account for vast majority of university patents

Congress seeks new legislation to keep immigrant grads in US

The matter of illegal immigrants attending college in the U.S. has been discussed on this blog before, as has the issue of work visas -- something we discussed just last week when we addressed the issue of the immensely popular H-1B work visa. The issues overlap in many ways, and it appears that Congress will [...]

By |2018-03-23T16:41:03+00:00June 6th, 2012|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Congress seeks new legislation to keep immigrant grads in US