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  • Can I Startup a Company on an f1 Student Visa?
    Can I Startup a Company on an f1 Student Visa?

    Unfortunately, if you are currently in school on an F-1 student visa, you are not permitted to start and work for your own startup company. However, if you have graduated and have an OPT (Optional ...

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  • Could Daca Dreamers Face Deportation?
    Could Daca Dreamers Face Deportation?

    Will Dreamers Face Deportation? After last week's open-floor Senate debate on immigration, there were high hopes that we'd see a bipartisan immigration bill pass in Congress. The week ended rather ...

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  • I have my I-140 approved. Can I switch employers at this stage? Does the new employer have to file new H1B or they can apply for an extension based on my approved I-140?
    I have my I-140 approved. Can I switch employers at this stage? Does the new employer have to file new H1B or they can apply for an extension based on my approved I-140?

    I think you’re mixing up a few immigration rules. If you’re an H1B visa holder, then you can transfer to a new employer any time you’d like regardless of whether you have an approved I-140. The H1B ...

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  • The Economics of Us Immigration
    The Economics of Us Immigration

    Immigration has a huge effect on the country, which might be why it's such a polemic topic. Whatever your stance on immigration may be, you have to admit that immigration plays a major role in shaping ...

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  • The Three Pillars of Immigration Reform
    The Three Pillars of Immigration Reform

    On Monday, the Senate began an open-ended debate on immigration reform, in an attempt to build a new immigration bill from scratch on the Senate floor. The Senate debate is a curious and extremely ...

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  • Is It Relatively Easier for International Students in the U.S. to Do a Startup Than h1b Workers? If So, How?
    Is It Relatively Easier for International Students in the U.S. to Do a Startup Than h1b Workers? If So, How?

    It is easier for an international student to startup a company than an H1B visa holder if the student gets an Occupation Practical Training (OPT) work permit after graduation, since OPT holders are ...

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