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VISA OPTIONS FOR FOREIGN ENTREPRENEURS IN THE US - WHILE KEEPING AN EYE ON THE POTENTIAL TRAPS AND PITFALLS

"On paper, there are many attractive options for foreign entrepreneurs to live and work in the US temporarily without investing large sums of money. This blog takes the reader through these options, but will also make one aware about the many traps that may befall him or her on the way to...

Halt America's Decline, Welcome Skilled, Entrepreneurial Immigrants

"One wonders how the US has an immigration system dominated by quotas, which also micromanages the employer and foreign national worker, when it espouses free market capitalism. Such a system is more reminiscent of one that could have been designed by communist apparatchiks in the former Soviet...

A trade war wages across US consulates in India over H-1B visas. Is a truce in sight?

"America’s unofficial trade war against India might be coming to an end. For the last few years, US consulates across India have excessively scrutinized visa applicants in the H-1B and L categories. These refer to highly skilled professional workers and inter-company transfers, respectively...

The Blocking of an Entrepreneur: A Broken Immigration System at Work

"3D printing technology is about to revolutionize the way we understand manufacturing, and the country that takes the lead in this new technology will be the winner ofwhat The Economist magazine has called the third industrial revolution. A state of the art hearing aid or a high tech component for...

Families Counted Together Stay Together: How to Eliminate Visa Backlogs

"There is nothing in the Immigration and Nationality Act that requires each derivative family member to be counted on an individual basis against the worldwide and country caps. That being so, President Obama tomorrow can issue an executive order providing that this long-established practice be...

Modi, Visas and Religious Freedom Inadmissibility Grounds: Cyrus D. Mehta

"Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been welcomed by the Indian diaspora without reservations in the United States. This is his first trip to the United States after his tourist/business was revoked on May 18, 2005 under Section 212(a)(2)(G) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Under...