Here’s a summary of the pros and cons of O-1A and EB-1A visas.
Here’s another edition of “Dear Sophie,” the advice column that answers immigration-related questions about working at technology companies.
The last three-and-a-half years have been hell for immigrants and hell for immigration lawyers. Probably a lot of caring government immigration adjudicators have felt it, too. But it’s like an abusi
Four TechCrunch staffers discuss the potential impacts of the government's decision to halt all new work visas through the end of the year.
To truly protect our country, revitalize our economy, and create opportunity for all, we would be wise to open our borders wider, not slam them shut.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that President Donald Trump’s administration unlawfully ended the federal policy providing temporary legal status for immigrants who came to the country as chi
Thanks for reaching out. Based on your situation, the E-2 visa for treaty investors and employees may offer the best option.
I'm an E-3 visa holder and I usually go back to Australia to extend my visa. Given the COVID-19 travel restrictions, how do I extend my immigration status from inside the U.S.?
Would getting unemployment benefits hurt my or my spouse’s green card petition under the new public charge rule?
Thank you for asking the questions that are on the minds of many H-1B first-timers. Don’t worry! Several options exist if you’re not selected.
We had a great time hosting noted immigration attorney Sophie Alcorn on a live conference call with Extra Crunch members earlier this week. Sophie writes our “Dear Sophie” column, where she answer
"I need to stay in the United States because my wife has her own H-1B and a great job that she loves, we have a U.S. citizen baby and we bought a house last year."
Last summer, the Seattle-based startup Remitly closed a $135 million round to go beyond money-transfer services into a wider range of financial products catering to its primarily-immigrant customer ba
If you’re a founder facing a tough immigration question, we have a special workshop session for you next week at Disrupt SF. One of our resident legal experts, Sophie Alcorn, is going to be host
This fall, nearly half a million international students will begin or return to STEM programs at U.S. colleges and universities. If you’re among them, look forward to being wooed by talent-hungry...
Newsflash! President Donald Trump is planning to deport naturalized US citizens, force H-1B visa holders to return to their home countries, and revoke the green cards of lawful permanent residents...
As I wrote for TechCrunch recently, immigration is not an issue always associated with tech — not even when thinking about the ethics of technology, as I do here. So when I was moved to tears a few
While not a startup visa, the EB-5 investor green card offers many entrepreneurs a path to a green card by investing money and creating jobs in the U.S. Under the EB-5 program, an entrepreneur’s fam
Three in five of the country’s biggest tech companies — Apple, Facebook and Google among them — were founded by first- or second-generation immigrants.
The immigration process in the U.S. has become a high-stakes undertaking for employers, workers, and entrepreneurs. Predictability has eroded. Processing times have soared. And any mistake or...