Pathway to citizenship, green cards for millions in budget proposal

Democrats recently unveiled their $3.5 trillion budget proposal, which has some significant immigration related goals. Specifically, there are loosely detailed programs around lawful permanent status and green cards for immigrants who qualify and their families.     This plan is particularly relevant for the constantly refuted DACA program, and this plan that would cover DACA Dreamers […]

Which visas offer the quickest options for international talent?

When it comes to work visas for foreign talent, we frequently talk about the highly competitive and popular H1-B. It comes around once per year, with caps on distributions and a large pool of equally talented and qualified foriegn nationals. It’s an area where our clients have consistent success, but it is also restrictive due […]

How Immigration Keeps the US Competitive

For a significant amount of Americans, being the best in the world is not just a goal to strive for–for some, it’s a large part of their identity. Making America the leading free enterprise market in the world is more than just slogans and waving the flag: it’s about embracing policy that helps make America […]

In Celebration of Entrepreneurial Immigrants

As we have discussed in the past, immigrant entrepreneurs have a rich history of starting successful businesses in America. From Alexander Graham Bell (Scottish) to Google’s Sergey Brin (Russian), immigrants have created some of America’s most iconic companies. In fact, more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500 companies in 2010 were founded by an […]

Understanding the E-1 Visa

The immigration visa system is a complex universe filled with opportunities for foreign nationals to enter America. While the options are bountiful, each type of visa has its own unique set of requirements that make its applicant pool very focused. For example, H-1B visa applicants are foreign talent living abroad that are offered specific roles […]

The E-2 Visa for Citizens of Non-Treaty Countries

We’ve talked about treaty trader country agreements in the past, and how citizens from countries like Canada and Japan (among many others) can apply for the E-2 investor visa as a part of that international agreement.  However, what about citizens of other countries, such as China and India? Are they also able to achieve status […]

How immigration can positively impact growth problems in America

Economists broadly agree that population growth fuels economic growth in wealthy countries, and lately you may have seen headlines about declining birth rates and census figures showing the lowest growth rate since the 1930s. Some young Americans have opted to not have children, or cannot, and some simply do not want to. So where are […]