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  • Can I start a company if I'm in the US on a student F1 visa?
    Can I start a company if I'm in the US on a student F1 visa?

    You may not work for the company on an F1 visa. You may be able to start and work for a company with other types of visas.

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  • I currently work on H1B for my employer,and my AOS (I-485) is pending, priority date is current and I've already got my EAD. Can I start my own company in USA now? Or should I wait until my green card is approved?
    I currently work on H1B for my employer,and my AOS (I-485) is pending, priority date is current and I've already got my EAD. Can I start my own company in USA now? Or should I wait until my green card is approved?

    Usually, it’s recommended that people in your situation stay working on their H1B visas until their AOS applications have been approved. If you start working on your EAD, then you’ll no longer be in ...

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  • Deported Dreamer Returns to Fight Back
    Deported Dreamer Returns to Fight Back

    Months before the White House announced the end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez says he was deported to Mexico despite having been granted ...

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  • What Are the Reasons for Losing Your Green Card?
    What Are the Reasons for Losing Your Green Card?

    A very common reason for losing permanent residency (i.e. your green card) is remaining outside the U.S. for a long period of time. Staying outside the U.S. for more than 6 months could raise ...

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  • What should Dutch entrepreneurs do to emigrate to the U.S.?
    What should Dutch entrepreneurs do to emigrate to the U.S.?

    In terms of visas to start a business here, you can look at the E investor visa. If you already have a company in the Netherlands, you might be able to apply for an L intra-company transfer visa. If ...

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  • Congress Must Save Daca - and Not Just for Dreamers
    Congress Must Save Daca - and Not Just for Dreamers

    Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer say they’ve brokered a deal with Trump for a replacement for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. ...

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