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Tahmina Talks Immigration – #123 Startup Visa Series – Brad Feld, Foundry Group Partner, Techstars Co-Founder

Dec 10 2021

A Startup Visa – The International Entrepreneurs Rule – Form I-941

Aug 29 2016
On Friday, the USCIS proposed The International Entrepreneurs Rule. While this is a proposal subject to a public comment period, I expect it will go into effect in about 45 days. We finally will have a startup visa! The best summary I’ve seen so far is from Tahmina Watson titled International Entrepreneurs Rule (Obama’s Startup Visa Alternative)- […]
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Startup Visa Act 2013 Introduced By Udall (D-Colo) and Flake (R-Ariz)

Jan 30 2013
Today appears to be government day on Feld Thoughts. This morning I wrote about the Colorado PUC trying to shut down Uber in Colorado (bad). Now I get to write about Senators Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) re-introducing the Startup Visa Act of 2013 (good). Mark – thank you – you’ve been an awesome supporter […]
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Startup Visa – One Step Forward, One Step Back

Dec 05 2012
On that same day the White House announced A New Front Door for Immigrant Entrepreneurs President Obama said that he was not supportive of the STEM Jobs Act of 2012. Infuriating. I’ve been working on making it easy for foreign entrepreneurs to get a visa to start a company in the US since September 2009 when I […]
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Be An Entrepreneur In Residence To Help Create A Startup Visa

Dec 26 2011
As many of you know, I’ve been involved in advocating for the Startup Visa since the idea was first conceived in the fall of 2009. While it’s frustrating to me that some leaders in Congress are much more interested in trying to jam through bills, such as SOPA and PIPA, that fundamentally censor and undermine the […]
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Progress On The Startup Visa Movement

Aug 03 2011
Yesterday there was solid progress on the Startup Visa Movement – specifically making it easier for foreign entrepreneurs to start their companies in the US. The WSJ had a good summary article titled U.S. to Assist Immigrant Job Creators that discusses two formal communications from the Obama administration. Press release from the Department of Homeland Security titled Secretary […]
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Looking For Several Startup Visa Supporters in Texas, California, and Virginia

Apr 15 2011
If you support the Startup Visa and are in the congressional district for Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21), Darrell Issa (CA-49), or Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) I’d like to talk to you – please drop me an email.
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The Startup Visa Act of 2011

Mar 14 2011
Today Senators Kerry (D-MA), Lugar (R-IN) and Udall (D-CO) unveiled the Startup Visa Act of 2011. This is an updated version of the Startup Visa bill from last year that is aimed at making it much easier for foreign entrepreneurs who want to start a company in the US to get a visa. Today, this […]
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Startup Visa Interviews at O’Reilly Gov 2.0

Sep 09 2010
I spent the previous 36 hours in Washington DC, primarily at the O’Reilly Gov 2.0 conference.  I did a ten minute speech on the Startup Visa and a ten minute interview about entrepreneurship, innovation, and the Startup Visa.  The conference was well attended – about 700 or so folks – and I enjoyed a number […]
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Senator Mark Udall Co-Sponsors The Startup Visa Act of 2010

Jul 19 2010
I’m extremely excited that Senator Mark Udall (D-CO), the senior senator for Colorado, has signed on as a co-sponsor of The Startup Visa Act of 2010 that was originally proposed by Senators Kerry (D-MA) and Lugar (R-IN).  Senator Udall joins his Colorado colleague in the House, Jared Polis (D-CO), who has proposed Startup Visa legislation […]
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