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Dear Sophie: Any upgrade options for E-2 visa holders interested in changing jobs?

My employer, a company based in Slovakia, moved me to the U.S. to help establish our U.S. operations. What are my options if I want to look for other job opportunities here in the U.S. with a differen

Leverage public data to improve content marketing outcomes

Those who see the opportunity in data-focused content will reap disproportionate benefits.

Dear Sophie: What visa options exist for a grad co-founding a startup?

What are the visa prospects for a graduate completing an advanced degree at a university in the United States who wants to co-found a startup after graduation? Can the new startup or my co-founders sp

Startup founders set up hacker homes to recreate Silicon Valley synergy

“We joke that we’ve got so many people in the house that have different pieces of expertise that you just yell down the hallway if you have a problem."

Dear Sophie: I came on a B-1 visa, then COVID-19 happened. How can I stay?

I had only planned to stay a couple months, but got stuck. Now my company has some real opportunities to expand. How can I stay and start working?

Dear Sophie: How can employers hire & comply with all this new H-1B craziness?

Although both the DOL and DHS rules will likely be challenged, they will likely remain in effect for some time before any litigation has an impact.

These 3 factors are holding back podcast monetization

If we want podcasting to continue to scale beyond its current and projected advertising revenue heights, we need to resolve some fundamental challenges.

Podcast advertising has a business intelligence gap

Widespread misinformation and misconceptions are delaying ad revenue growth for podcast creators, publishers and networks.

Dear Sophie: Is it easier and faster to get an O-1A than an EB-1A?

Here’s a summary of the pros and cons of O-1A and EB-1A visas.

Dear Sophie: Now that a judge has paused Trump’s H-1B visa ban, how can I qualify my employees?

We have several new hires waiting for visa interviews outside of the U.S. How can they now qualify to get visas to come to the U.S.?

Dear Sophie: Will October 2020 Visa Bulletin changes expedite my immigration case?

I’ve been waiting for years for my green card. Is there any way to expedite my case? What does the October shift in Visa Bulletin priority dates mean for me?

2 strategies for creating top-of-funnel marketing content

Utilizing content marketing and digital PR can make huge strides in getting your brand name out there.

Dear Sophie: Possible to still get through I-751 and citizenship after divorce?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entr

Dear Sophie: How can I get my 2-year foreign residency requirement for my J-1 waived?

My husband started his own company here on his J-2 visa work permit, and our daughter was born here, but we’re supposed to return to Italy for two years. How can we get a 212(e) waiver?

How to get the most branding bang out of your B2B IPO

With careful planning and preparation — and plenty of help from your legal team — your brand will come out an IPO stronger than before and ready to evolve as your company moves into its next chapt

Dear Sophie: Can we sponsor an H-1B university researcher for an EB-1B green card?

How long does the EB-1B process take? What can we do to maximize our chances for approval?

What does GPT-3 mean for the future of the legal profession?

GPT-3 provides some new tools in a legal department’s arsenal and will be focused on assessing practical, impactful solutions, hopefully making better legal organizations in the process.

What can growth marketers learn from lean product development?

Everyone’s habits have changed/are changing as a result of the pandemic, so marketers need to be testing and learning as quickly as possible.

5 steps for building a thriving developer community

If your platform doesn’t have a developer community yet, creating one takes a few purposeful steps. Here are some of the best practices we’ve learned.

Dear Sophie: Latest immigration and H-1B updates

Exceptions for new H-1B visas at embassies and consulates around the world will help a lot of tech companies whose employees got stuck outside the U.S.
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