• Economists' Letter in Opposition to Dismantling of the International Entrepreneur Rule

    20 days ago - By Renew our Economy

    To: Samantha Deshommes
    Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division Office of Policy and Strategy
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington DC 20529
    Re: Notice of Proposed Rule: “Removal of International Entrepreneur Parole Program.” DHS Docket
    No. USCIS-2015-0006
    Dear Chief Deshommes:
    As the Department of Homeland Security considers rescinding the International Entrepreneur Parole Program rule, we write to express our concern that cutting off a pathway for immigrant entrepreneurs to legally come to the United States to start...
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  • More Than 100 Leading Economists Oppose Department of Homeland Security Move to Rescind International Entrepreneur Rule

    20 days ago - By Renew our Economy

    New York, NY - As the Trump Administration moves to dismantle a program known as the International Entrepreneur Rule , more than 100 leading economists have issued a statement in opposition to the decision, citing new data about the program's potential economic impact.
    Published in 2017, the IER is a Department of Homeland Security regulatory measure that allows potential foreign-born business owners who show exceptional promise and solid capital investment to settle in the United States for an initial period of two and a half years. To extend beyond that, such firms must have achieved...
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