Texas Immigration – Welcoming Global Business

By both area and population, Texas is the second-largest state in the nation. It is home to 29.4 million people as of 2020, and of that number, approximately (17%) 5 million are foreign-born. In 2019, the State’s GDP reached $1.887 trillion, and that number is only set to rise as … Read more

USCIS Premium Processing Fee Increase

The USCIS Premium Processing Fee Increase: What Visa Applicants Should Know

For visa applicants hoping to expedite their petitions, the cost of the premium processing service, an optional service which ensures applications receive a response in 15 calendar days, is about to rise. The cost of this fee is increased based on the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for … Read more

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GoCardless: How a UK Company is “Taking the Pain Out of Payment” in the US

In a globalized economy, where everyone from Apple to Etsy artists is doing business across borders, challenges and restrictions presented by exchange rates, card fees, and rules imposed by individual banks can obstruct smooth transactions, harm customer service, and make purchasing and selling internationally a challenge for everyone involved. To … Read more

KIWI Act: How the E-2 Treaty Investor Visa is Helping New Zealand Entrepreneurs Invest in the US

As a country that has contributed over half a billion dollars to the United States via direct investment, New Zealand is a valuable economic ally that has, until recently, been limited by the restrictions on which U.S. visas its citizens could apply for. As of August 1, 2018, this is … Read more

Prezola Gift List Company Founders Dom Beaven and Ali Beaven

Prezola: How the British Wedding Gift List Company Could Tie the Knot with the U.S. Market

Everyone’s received a gift they didn’t really want. Whether Grandpa got you socks at the holidays or your mum (mom) picked out a top she thought was just, “you” for your birthday, the thought is appreciated, but you might end up digging through the wrapping paper for a gift receipt. … Read more

Israeli E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

The E2 Visa Israel Now Available: A Game-Changer for Israeli Entrepreneurs

Close allies with the United States tend to enjoy special privileges where visas are concerned. This holds true for business visas, like the E2 treaty investor visa, which makes it surprising that, despite numerous efforts by both the United States and Israeli governments over the years, Israeli entrepreneurs have only … Read more

Discover How AppDynamics’ Indian American Entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal Used His Green Card to Create Hundreds of Jobs for Americans

It is a well-known fact that bureaucracy can stifle progress and that even the best ideas, enterprises, and innovations can be stalled for years by having to contend with legal hoops and meet endless criteria. Few know this better than immigrant entrepreneurs who, despite being statistically some of the most … Read more

Houzz’s Adi Tatarko: How an Israeli Immigrant Couple’s Home Improvement Platform Revolutionized an Industry

For many homeowners, remodeling is an absolute nightmare. From choosing the perfect kitchen countertops to finding a reliable contractor to build an addition, remodeling is a complex series of stressful decisions that often involves hours of poring over reviews online and hoping the designers and workers hired can help the … Read more

Spring Labs: How Three Immigrants Came Together to Become Data and Identity Protection Pioneers

In today’s social media-infused corporate climate, a company is often inseparable from the personalities who built it, and personal branding of CEOs means as much to many consumers as the product itself. Today, large tech corporations are driven as much by cults of personality as by revenue, and those who … Read more

New Jersey – A Hub for Tech and Transport

In New Jersey, a state with a population of 8.9 million (as of 2018), the positive economic and social impact of immigrants cannot be ignored. The state is home to nearly 2 million immigrants, and its immigrant population increased by over 15% between 2005 and 2018. These immigrants comprise 20% … Read more