Obama Administration Wants To Keep Foreign-Born Entrepreneurs In US

CBS DC
November 28, 2012

The Obama administration’s top immigration official is visiting the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to unveil an online resource intended to help entrepreneurs navigate their immigration options.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Director Alejandro Mayorkas will unveil so-called “Entrepreneur Pathways” on Wednesday.

It is a key product of “Entrepreneurs in Residence” program that brings in business experts from outside government to look for better ways to apply existing immigration laws. The initiative, launched during a meeting with members of Silicon Valley’s startup community in February, seeks to keep foreign-born, high-tech entrepreneurs in the U.S.

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