106: How to Set Up Your Company for Immigration Success
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In this week’s Immigration Law for Tech Startups podcast, I’ll discuss how to set up your company for immigration success – both for yourself and for your future team members. If you are an immigrant and you're new to entrepreneurship in the United States, or you know some people from your founding team or people you want to hire that will be immigrants, it is important to set up some basic things in your company. That way, the visas and green cards your company petitions for will get approved. 

 

For somebody thinking about what type of non-immigrant visa or green card process they should embark on, a common answer they get is to do an H-1B transfer. However, there are a lot of things that could and should go into that consultative advisory process because you don't want to be spending all these resources if you're barking up the wrong tree. So before you invest your time, money, and resources into the process, you need to know how to mitigate risks and define your best strategy.

 

Please share this episode with companies, HR and recruiting professionals, startup founders, international talent, or anyone who can benefit from it. Sign up for the Alcorn monthly newsletter to receive the latest immigration news and issues. Reach out to us if we can help you determine the best immigration options for yourself, your company, your employees or prospective employees, or your family whether in the U.S. or abroad.

In this episode, you’ll hear about:
  • How to structure your company and how to work with experts
  • What is preferred in the technology scene by investors in the United States
  • Different considerations for setting up your company 
  • Different considerations for your company's immigration policies
  • What types of visas your potential team members might benefit from the most
  • How you can set up your company to be compatible with those eventual visa applications and have the strongest chance for success

 

Don’t miss my upcoming conversations with top Silicon Valley venture capitalists, startup founders, professors, futurists, and thought leaders on Immigration Law for Tech Startups. Subscribe to this podcast here or on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or whatever your favorite platform is. As always, we welcome your rating and review of this podcast. We appreciate your feedback!

 

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