The entrepreneurial spirit is strong in America's immigrant population. According to the US Small Business Administration nearly one in ten immigrants owns a small business. Many immigrants ask us about whether they can start new businesses while inside the US. Here is guidance regarding who can start a new company and when individuals can work for those companies.
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The US Departments of State and Homeland Security published a notice of request for information in the Federal Register seeking feedback on streamlining and improving the US immigration system. Comments must be provided by January 29, 2015.
Franchises are a great option for individuals seeking to open a company in the United States and secure an E-2 visa. Meltzer Hellrung provides a complete package of services to assist foreign entrepreneurs in opening new franchise business in the United States and securing E-2 visas.
A recent decision by the Department of Labor demonstrates the importance of companies notifying their attorneys about the termination of H-1B employment so as to avoid liability to back wages to former H-1B employees.
All H-1B cap cases opened by January 31st will receive a 10% discount off standard H-1B pricing.