We handle immigration matters for investors, established and venture-backed corporations, founders, professionals, and families. We stand for the principle that immigration leads to innovation. And we understand the challenges that immigrants and employers face from first-hand experience.Certified Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist Sophie M. Alcorn founded our unparalleled immigration law firm in Mountain View, California, in 2015. The dedicated Alcorn Immigration Law team is committed to helping you build the lives and companies of your dreams.

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Sophie Alcorn Shares Immigration Insights at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

Founder Sophie Alcorn hosted a special workshop for international founders and startups to understand how to rise above borders and bring their companies to Silicon Valley at TechCrunch Disrupt SF earlier this month. Sophie discussed the most important immigration challenges faced by international startup founders: How founders can take their immigration status into their own…

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TechCrunch Taps Founder Sophie Alcorn as Expert Contributor

TechCrunch has selected Alcorn Immigration Law founder Sophie Alcorn as an expert contributor. She will write regular columns on immigration matters for TechCrunch and ExtraCrunch, which offers exclusive articles, resources, and recommendations. Sophie’s first column, What everyone at a startup needs to know about immigration, appeared on TechCrunch last week. ExtraCrunch managing editor Eric Eldon…

Immigration for Innovation: What Startups Should Know About Immigration

Sophie Alcorn Talks Immigration for Innovation: What Startups Should Know

By Alcorn Immigration Law Founding attorney Sophie Alcorn knows that immigration causes innovation. That tenet is behind all that she does. Sophie recently talked with Asli Gozoren, a partner at SAYJ Global Partners, about what foreign startups and entrepreneurs should know about the current state of immigration. Sophie discusses everything from the impact of the…

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Sophie Alcorn Quoted in The Atlantic About Need for a Startup Visa

The Atlantic magazine interviewed Sophie Alcorn for her expertise as Silicon Valley’s only Board Certified Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist. The resulting article, “The Trump Administration Is Driving Away Immigrant Entrepreneurs” by Sonia Paul, was published last week. Alcorn discusses the pent-up demand for a startup visa and options for global entrepreneurs to come to the U.S.…