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Colorado Impact Investing Helps Entrepreneurs Build Local Businesses, Healthy Communities

Starting a business is the dream of many Americans and many Coloradoans. Colorado’s natural beauty and healthy lifestyle attracts many people from out-of-state and out-of-country. Nearly 2/3 of the state’s residents were born outside Colorado, while nearly 1 in 10 Coloradans is foreign-born. Many of those who have come to call Colorado home want to… Read more »

DAPA Program for Undocumented Immigrants Stalled Again

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals today delivered a not-so-surprising blow to the Obama Administration’s effort to widen the Deferred Action program announced in November 2014, almost a year ago. In a 2-1 decision, the Court held the executive order was unconstitutional. The executive orders created a new Deferred Action program called Deferred Action for… Read more »

Opposing Immigration Views on Display at Boulder GOP Debate

As Republican presidential hopefuls squared off inside the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder late last month, a group of protesters assembled at nearby Farrand Field to push back against what they see as anti-immigrant and anti-Latino rhetoric coming from GOP candidates. The “My Country, My Vote” rally was spearheaded… Read more »

Immigrants and Entrepreneurship in the US

U.S. immigrants have an impressive record of starting businesses in this country that benefit the economy as a whole—a trend that flies in the face of immigration opponents who argue that newcomers to this country stifle job opportunities for those already living here. Denver recently celebrated all things startup business-related at the fourth annual Denver… Read more »

Congressional Bill Provides Permanent Residence Path for E-2 Visa Holders

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would allow certain foreign nationals on E-2 visas to apply for permanent residence in the United States. Under current U.S. immigration law, E-2 Treaty Investor visas are issued for two-year periods and may be extended for an additional two-year increment indefinitely. E-2 holders whose visa status expires… Read more »

Stay Up to Date with the Latest Immigration Laws

When it comes to keeping up with today’s latest immigration laws, it can get a bit confusing. And with the 2016 Presidential Election taking place next year, we keep hearing more and more on how immigration laws are expected to change. For Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, he has already released his plans to better manage immigration,… Read more »

I am a small business owner, how do I hire a foreign national on a temporary basis?

Hiring a foreign national on a temporary basis is something many small business owners do. There are advantages and disadvantages to making that choice, of course, since it’s a bit of a different process than hiring someone who is a citizen of the US. In order to hire a foreign national, it’s important to understand… Read more »

New Rule Will Permit Thousands to File I-485s Beginning Oct. 1

A new rule will allow family and employment-based Green Card applicants to apply for a change of immigration status earlier than previously possible. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), in coordination with the Department of State (DOS), announced on September 9 a change in the process for determining visa availability for immigrants seeking “adjustment of… Read more »

I am a foreign national, how do I invest in and work for a US business?

As a foreign national, working in the United States may be an end goal, or a means to an end. No matter what your reasons are for wanting to invest in a US business and/or work for that business, there are requirements that have to be followed to ensure your time in the US is… Read more »

Top 25 Technology Start-Ups in the Denver/Boulder Area

Top 25 Technology Start-Ups in the Denver/Boulder Area

 If you’re looking for a place to start up a technology company, the Denver/Boulder area is a prime location to consider. Many tech companies have gotten their start there recently. Some of these startup companies are completely focused on technology, while others have found ways to make the power of the Internet work for them based on what they want… Read more »