DHS Announces Continuation of International Entrepreneur Parole Program

Nov 16, 2021
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Welcome to The Deng Law Firm's news and alerts page, where we provide you with the most up-to-date information on immigration and visas. In this article, we bring you exciting news: the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the continuation of the International Entrepreneur Parole Program.

What is the International Entrepreneur Parole Program?

The International Entrepreneur Parole Program is a unique initiative that allows foreign entrepreneurs to establish and grow businesses in the United States. It offers a path for innovative individuals to harness their skills and talents while contributing to the U.S. economy.

Under this program, eligible entrepreneurs can obtain temporary parole status, providing them with the opportunity to work on their startups in the U.S. Parole can be granted for a maximum period of five years, allowing entrepreneurs ample time to establish their businesses and generate a substantial impact.

Why is the Continuation of the Program Important?

The continuation of the International Entrepreneur Parole Program is a significant stride towards welcoming foreign entrepreneurs and promoting business growth in the United States. By encouraging talented individuals from around the world to establish their startups in the U.S., this program fosters innovation, job creation, and economic development.

Furthermore, the program provides an alternative avenue for individuals who may not qualify for other traditional visa categories, such as the H-1B visa or EB-5 investor visa. It offers an additional opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams in the land of opportunities.

Main Features and Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the International Entrepreneur Parole Program, applicants need to meet specific requirements set forth by the DHS. Some of the key features and eligibility criteria include:

1. Entrepreneur Qualification

  • Applicants must possess a significant ownership interest in the startup.
  • They should maintain an active and central role in the operations of the business.
  • The startup must have been formed within the five years preceding the parole application.

2. Investment and Funding

While there is no minimum investment amount required, applicants must demonstrate that their startups have received significant investments from qualified U.S. investors or government grants.

3. Job Creation and Growth Potential

Applicants should demonstrate their potential to create jobs for U.S. workers and provide evidence of their significant public benefit. Additionally, they must prove that their startups have the potential for rapid growth and job creation.

4. Admissible and Not a Security Threat

  • Entrepreneurs must undergo thorough security checks and demonstrate that they are not a threat to national security.
  • Applicants with criminal histories or prior immigration violations may be ineligible.

Benefits of the International Entrepreneur Parole Program

The International Entrepreneur Parole Program offers several benefits to entrepreneurs who qualify for and obtain parole status:

1. Authorization to Establish and Operate a Startup

Once granted parole, entrepreneurs can actively establish and operate their startups in the United States. They can network with industry experts, seek funding opportunities, and build a strong foundation for their business.

2. Employment Authorization for Founders and Key Employees

Parolees can obtain employment authorization for themselves as founders and for their key employees. This allows them to legally work and contribute to the success of their startups without the need for additional work visas.

3. Access to U.S. Markets, Infrastructure, and Resources

By participating in the International Entrepreneur Parole Program, foreign entrepreneurs gain access to U.S. markets, infrastructure, and resources. This exposure can significantly enhance their chances of success and help them establish valuable connections within the U.S. business community.

4. Potential Pathway to Permanent Residence

While parole itself does not provide a direct pathway to permanent residence in the United States, entrepreneurs who make substantial progress in their startups may be eligible to apply for other immigrant visas, such as the EB-1C visa or EB-2 National Interest Waiver.

Seek Expert Guidance from The Deng Law Firm

If you are considering applying for the International Entrepreneur Parole Program or require further information, it is crucial to consult with an experienced immigration attorney. At The Deng Law Firm, our team of dedicated lawyers specializes in immigration and visas. We have a proven track record in assisting entrepreneurs in navigating the complex immigration process to achieve their business goals in the United States.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and discover how we can help you take advantage of the International Entrepreneur Parole Program. Stay informed with The Deng Law Firm, your trusted partner in immigration matters.

Bruce Haggerty
I'm glad to hear about this continuation of the International Entrepreneur Parole Program.
Nov 15, 2023
Sarah Henry
Thanks for keeping us informed about these significant immigration updates.
Nov 14, 2023
Jeff Rios
Exciting news for entrepreneurs looking to make a global impact! 🌍
Nov 10, 2023
William Beyke
This update is a testament to the U.S.'s commitment to fostering an environment conducive to global entrepreneurship.
Nov 8, 2023
Ivan Rasic
Great news for entrepreneurs! 💼
Oct 5, 2023
I'm excited to see how this program will empower aspiring entrepreneurs.
Sep 19, 2023
Fati Ouaach
I'll be sharing this update with my international entrepreneur friends!
Sep 15, 2023
Jenston Bvera
This is great news for entrepreneurs looking to bring their innovative ideas to the US! 👍
Sep 7, 2023
Rhonda Godinho
This news will likely have a far-reaching impact on the international business community.
Aug 12, 2023
Stephannie Fraser
I look forward to seeing the impact of this program on the entrepreneurial landscape.
Aug 5, 2023
Josh Collins
The continuation of the International Entrepreneur Parole Program is a positive development for the business community.
Jul 29, 2023
Chuck Cavanaugh
I hope this program will pave the way for increased collaboration and innovation.
Jul 24, 2023
Nick Brooke
I'm excited to share this update with my network of international entrepreneurs. It's great to see continued support for global innovation.
Jul 14, 2023
Jeff Shelton
The DHS's support for international entrepreneurs is crucial for a thriving business ecosystem.
Jun 10, 2023
Monet Raths
👍 This news will have a positive impact on international entrepreneurship and innovation in the U.S.
Jun 6, 2023
Gene Wayman
I'm glad to see the government recognizing the contributions of international entrepreneurs.
May 18, 2023
Paul Grace
This news is a testament to the value of international collaboration and entrepreneurship. Thank you for providing this valuable update.
May 13, 2023
Deanna Simone
Looking forward to more initiatives that promote global collaboration and innovation. Thanks for sharing this information.
Apr 12, 2023
Todd Goergen
I'm looking forward to hearing more success stories resulting from this program.
Mar 28, 2023
The International Entrepreneur Parole Program is an excellent opportunity for international business entrepreneurs. Thank you for the update!
Mar 14, 2023
Dalya Azaria
It's great to see the DHS supporting international entrepreneurs.
Jan 22, 2023
William Allen
I'm thankful for the efforts of organizations like The Deng Law Firm for keeping us informed about important immigration updates.
Jan 6, 2023
Krystal Pelaez
This announcement is encouraging for individuals looking to establish and grow their businesses in the U.S.
Dec 27, 2022
Kim Milbauer
This program's continuation demonstrates a commitment to fostering global talent and innovation.
Dec 25, 2022
Keith Nugent
I hope this program will create more opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Dec 18, 2022
Alan Thornley
I'm grateful for the updates on immigration and visa developments.
Dec 16, 2022
Amer Samy
The continuation of this program reflects the appreciation for the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation brought by international talent.
Dec 12, 2022
Sandhya Sharma
Entrepreneurs play a crucial role in driving economic growth, and this program recognizes the significance of their contributions.
Dec 4, 2022
Eduard Shcherbakov
I'm hopeful that this program will provide opportunities for those seeking to make a global impact.
Nov 29, 2022
Kenny Misfud
I look forward to more initiatives that support and encourage international entrepreneurship.
Nov 17, 2022
Yavuz Sahin
A step in the right direction for fostering a welcoming environment for global talent.
Nov 15, 2022
Emma Johnson
This demonstrates the significance of international collaboration in entrepreneurship.
Nov 13, 2022
Simon Lea
This article provides valuable information for individuals interested in pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities in the U.S.
Oct 28, 2022
Krysten Bean
Kudos to the DHS for recognizing the value of international talent in the entrepreneurial landscape.
Oct 15, 2022
Carrie Li
It's important to stay informed about immigration updates, especially for those seeking entrepreneurial opportunities abroad.
Oct 15, 2022
Janice Wermann
Continued opportunities for international entrepreneurs will contribute to the diversity and dynamism of the U.S. economy.
Oct 2, 2022
Sekar Velu
This news is a testament to the importance of embracing diversity in entrepreneurship.
Aug 23, 2022
Katelyn Deimel
This is a positive step for international entrepreneurs.
Aug 18, 2022
Beth Hickerson
I appreciate the efforts of DHS in supporting international entrepreneurs. It's a step in the right direction.
Aug 4, 2022
The International Entrepreneur Parole Program is a testament to the inclusive and diverse nature of the U.S. business environment.
Aug 1, 2022
Tino Hausweiler
The International Entrepreneur Parole Program is an example of how the U.S. remains open to global talent and innovation.
Jul 26, 2022
Joe Rozman
I appreciate the effort to keep the immigration community informed.
Jul 13, 2022
Sandra Denhart
Thank you for sharing this important update!
Jul 5, 2022
Steve Lo
The international community will undoubtedly welcome this news as it opens doors for entrepreneurial endeavors in the U.S.
Jul 4, 2022
Robin Marquez
Great news! This program will undoubtedly benefit many aspiring entrepreneurs.
Jul 1, 2022
Karen Grimes
As an immigration enthusiast, I'm delighted by this announcement. It's a positive step for encouraging global innovation and collaboration.
Jun 18, 2022
Jason Crawford
I appreciate the efforts of DHS in facilitating international entrepreneurship. Thank you for the update.
Jun 12, 2022
Beth Acker
I'm interested in learning more about the specific details of this program.
May 27, 2022
Sarath Geethakumar
Great reading, it seems that DHS is going above and beyond! 🌟
Apr 27, 2022
Kevin Niekamp
The Department of Homeland Security's decision to continue the program sends a positive message to international entrepreneurs.
Apr 18, 2022
June Nomura
Thank you for keeping us updated on the latest immigration policies and programs.
Apr 18, 2022
David Jorjoliani
I'm glad to see that DHS is continuing to support international entrepreneurs. This is an important step towards fostering innovation and economic growth.
Apr 15, 2022
Adnan Akant
I hope this will encourage more innovation and diversity in the business world.
Mar 10, 2022
Charles Ingle
I'm pleased to hear about the ongoing support for international entrepreneurs. It demonstrates the value placed on global innovation.
Feb 12, 2022
William Malenius
The continuation of the International Entrepreneur Parole Program is encouraging for aspiring entrepreneurs worldwide. Thank you for sharing this update.
Feb 9, 2022
Beth Doty
The International Entrepreneur Parole Program is a testament to the importance of welcoming global talent and innovation. Thank you for sharing this news.
Jan 29, 2022
Alfredo Barea
It's crucial to stay updated on the latest immigration developments. Thank you for the information.
Jan 29, 2022
Jameson Williams
Thank you for keeping us informed about the latest immigration updates. Your efforts are much appreciated.
Jan 16, 2022
Luke Andrews
I'm pleased to see this positive development in immigration policy. It's a step in the right direction for international entrepreneurship.
Jan 7, 2022
Paul Hayes
This news will definitely have a significant impact on the immigration and visa landscape.
Dec 25, 2021
Mike Kenney
I'm grateful for the efforts aimed at promoting a more inclusive and diverse entrepreneurial landscape.
Dec 17, 2021
Barbara Reznor
As an immigration lawyer, I'm excited about this announcement. It's a positive development for my clients who are international entrepreneurs.
Dec 14, 2021
Sheila Ambient
This article provides valuable information to entrepreneurs seeking opportunities in the US. Kudos to DHS for their support.
Nov 27, 2021
Sanjeev Kumar
The continuation of this program reflects the importance of global exchange in the business realm.
Nov 22, 2021