USCIS to Expand Entrepreneurs in Residence Initiative
May 10, 2013
USCIS, U.S.Citizenship and Immigration Services, officially launched its EIR, Entrepreneurs in Residence, initiative in a summit in Silicon Valley back in February 2012. This innovative initiative was brought together by startup experts and USCIS immigration experts to work collaboratively to streamline pathways for a range of existing visa categories often used by entrepreneurs.
Out of the many goals that contribute to the program's overall growth; there are three that really stand out:
- Create organized and easy-to-understand public materials to help entrepreneurs understand relevant visa categories.
- Training and preparing the USCIS staff with the right tools to adjudicate cases in today's complex business environment.
- Streamlining USCIS policies to better reflect the realities faced by foreign entrepreneurs and startup businesses.
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To read a detailed summary of the EIR team's work, click entrepreneursinresidence.pdf
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