Foreign Investors – A Welcome Mat?


You would think that foreign investors trying to invest money in the U.S. and create jobs might be welcomed with open arms in such difficult economic times, but many investors decide to go to other countries due to the complexity and unpredictability of our immigration laws. On August 2, the director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS"), Alejandro Mayorkas, announced several administrative changes meant to encourage start up investors and other investment in the U.S. by

foreign nationals. He was joined in his announcement by the Secretary of the U.S.Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, in emphasizing the seriousness of this effort to encourage foreign investment in the U.S.

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