Ian E. Scott to be Featured as a Panel Member discussing Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs

By August 5, 2020News

Our founding attorney Ian Scott has been selected to sit on a panel to share knowledge on green card options for investors and entrepreneurs. The AILA Education Department has scheduled a web seminar for “Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs”.

Once company founders have navigated the many obstacles involved with securing a nonimmigrant visa while maintaining equity in their company, entrepreneurs are then faced with an even more limited number of options for pursuing permanent residence in the United States. This intermediate-level panel presents a discussion of green card options specifically for foreign nationals who are trying to continue operating their businesses in the United States while maintain their ownership and pursuing permanent residency.

Featured Topics

  • Establishing EB-1A Extraordinary Ability in Business and Maintaining NIV Status During the EB-1A Backlog
  • National Interest Waiver (NIW) Considerations for Entrepreneurs and Current Trends for Business NIWs in the Era of Dhanasar
  • Is EB-1C Executive and Manager an Option for a Small to Mid-Sized Business Since BAHA? How to Document These Cases and RFE Trends
  • “Downgrading” to a Different Visa Category: Implications for Previously Filed PERM Applications in a Different Category
  • Considerations for Entrepreneurs Making EB-5 Direct Investments in Their Own Companies, and Balancing NIV Statuses with Current Processing Times and Backlogs
  • Circumventing the EB-5 Backlog: Gaining Citizenship in Third-Party Countries and Obtaining an E-2 Visa

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