On January 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule establishing a parole program for international entrepreneurs seeking to improve the ability of certain startup founders to remain in the United States legally in order to grow their companies and help create new jobs for U.S. workers. Continue Reading Update on Status of Entrepreneurial Parole Program for Foreign Entrepreneurs

Earlier this year, on January 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule establishing a parole program for international entrepreneurs seeking to improve the ability of certain startup founders to remain in the United States legally in order to grow their companies and help create new jobs for U.S. workers.

On July 11, 2017, less than a week before the final rule was set to take effect, DHS delayed the implementation of the rule, foreshadowing that it would seek to rescind the rule altogether pursuant to an Executive Order (EO) signed by the President on January 25, 2017. To counter the rule’s delay and ultimate rescission, entrepreneurs, startup companies, and a trade association joined together to challenge this action by DHS by filing a lawsuit in federal court. Continue Reading New Lawsuit Seeks to Challenge Postponement/Rescission of International Entrepreneur Parole Program