Sophie Alcorn is an Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist certified by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization. She is the only immigration attorney in all of Santa Clara County with this designation.Sophie founded Alcorn Immigration Law in Mountain View, Calif., in 2015. Since then, Sophie has been quoted in publications around the globe, including The New York Times, The Guardian, Financial Times, and The Atlantic. She has been sought after as a speaker about immigration for numerous conferences and events, including Keiretsu Forum’s Angel Capital Expo and the Bar Association of San Francisco. She advises several nonprofits and Silicon Valley startups, including Global EIR, Project Ellis, and Ayvid Innovations. Sophie has also received numerous awards, including Super Lawyers’ Rising Star award for 2017 and 2018, and inclusion in The National Advocates Top 40 under 40 in 2015.

International Entrepreneur Parole

Video: Top 5 Things Startup Founders Must Know About International Entrepreneur Parole

Watch Sophie’s video to learn all about the newly final International Entrepreneur Rule, a wonderful parting gift to Silicon Valley from President Obama’s administration.  Now startup founders are eligible for International Entrepreneur Parole, a U.S. immigration status.  Here are the top five things startup founders should know: This rule provides an immigration status for startup…

Government Report Backs EB-5 Critics

Most foreign investment dollars under the EB-5 program go to gerrymandered districts where wealthy neighborhoods are combined with high-unemployment areas to qualify. That’s the finding of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), which works for Congress and assesses how taxpayer dollars are spent. At the request of both the House and Senate Judiciary Committees, GAO…

Trump Immigration Updates and Happy Thanksgiving from Alcorn Immigration Law

This video is about updates on Trump’s Immigration Policy, including his statement that he would investigated all abuses of visa programs that undercut the American worker, Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General and his possible effect on the H-1B visa program, Nikki Haley’s immigration stance as governor of South Carolina, Kobach, Bannon, NSEERS, and the…