044: 7 of the Most Startup-Friendly Visas Explained

In this episode of Immigration Law for Tech Startups, I discuss the top seven most startup-friendly visas and green cards and what startup founders can and cannot do on each of them.      Unlike Canada, Australia, the U.K., and New Zealand, the United States does not have a startup visa. Congress attempted to…

043: What a Biden Victory Means for Immigration

In this episode of Immigration Law for Tech Startups, I’m thrilled to discuss the Biden administration’s plans for reforming the U.S. immigration system. Before I dive in, I know we’ll see meaningful changes in the U.S. under President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, from the way we govern ourselves, to our relationships with other…

042: Capture Investors’ Attention With Your Authentic Story with Strategist and Storyteller Eileen Wu

In this episode of Immigration Law for Tech Startups, I’m joined by Eileen Wu, the founder of Luminarii, a creative agency that helps investors and entrepreneurs unlock the power of their authentic stories by leveraging marketing strategy, communications, and media expertise. Eileen advises many tech startup founders on how to get the attention of investors…

Dear Sophie: Now that a judge has paused Trump’s H-1B visa ban, how can I qualify my employees?

Photo by Joey Csunyo on Unsplash On Thursday, October 1, a federal judge issued a temporary injunction that halted a presidential proclamation issued in June suspending the issuance of visas for some foreign workers until at least December 31, 2020. The Trump administration asserted that the COVID-19 pandemic and its ensuing economic impacts made it necessary…