Village Workshop: Immigration Considerations for Entrepreneurs, Investors, & New Companies

June 15, 2023
June 15, 2023 10:00 AM
11:00 am
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This workshop is specifically designed for startup companies and entrepreneurs looking to navigate the complex and ever-changing world of immigration law in the United States.

The workshop will cover a range of topics including nonimmigrant visa options for employing foreign national workers, green card options for business students, entrepreneurs, and investors, and general advice and practical challenges to consider when pursuing immigration options.

During the workshop, you'll gain valuable insights from an experienced immigration lawyer on the various visa options available to startups and entrepreneurs. We'll cover the different nonimmigrant visa options, such as the B-1 business visitor visa, F-1 student visa, H-1B visa, E-1 and E-2 visas for treaty traders and investors, L-1 visa for multinational companies, O-1 extraordinary ability visa, nationality-specific work visas, and the international entrepreneur parole.

We'll also delve into immigrant visa categories, including EB-1 for extraordinary individuals, national interest waivers, and the EB-5 program. You'll learn about the green card application process and the practical challenges and common risks associated with pursuing green card options.

By the end of the workshop, you'll know about the different U.S. immigration options available to startup companies and or entrepreneurs, as well as the tools and resources you need to navigate the immigration process.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable insights from an experienced immigration lawyer. We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!


Miriam Thompson is an Associate at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Her practice focuses on business immigration and immigration-related compliance issues. Miriam assists employers with hiring and retaining foreign nationals in various industries and business sectors, including manufacturing, engineering, technology, medical, logistics, and academia.

Miriam is a member of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She received her J.D. from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.