International Entrepreneur Parole
vs. O-1 Visa
The International Entrepreneur Parole Rule (IEP) is here to stay! IEP is another pathway for entrepreneurs to build U.S. companies, but is it right for you? Learn about the key differences between IEP and the O-1.
Founder Spotlight: A Plan Written in the Stars: Brazilian Astrology Jewelry Creator Finds a Path Forward in the U.S.
When Daniela Vianna, co-founder of Ephemeris Co., found herself stuck in the United States following the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020, Daniela needed a new plan. The various U.S. immigration options for entrepreneurs like Daniela are often unclear so she had to get creative—and persistent. Daniela spoke to numerous immigration attorneys but was left with few options, until she discovered Legalpad.
Techstars Founder Secures O-1 Visa to Build Emotional Intelligence Platform
Securing a work visa was critical for Sid Pandiya as a graduating senior at UCLA. Many of Sid’s friends were considering the H-1B path, but Sid wanted to find a work visa that would allow him to live and work in the U.S. and grow his startup, Kona, an emotional intelligence platform.
Post-Accelerator To-Do List for International Founders
Congratulations on graduating from an accelerator program! That’s a huge accomplishment.
Vicki Guan | Co-Founder of Evri
We recently got to spend some time talking with Vicki Guan, co-founder of Evri. She’s one of our innovative and inspiring customers who has drawn on her life experiences as she’s created a market-altering product. Even in the midst of so many unforeseen impacts of COVID-19, Vicki and her team are working tirelessly to adapt to our changing world.
Legalpad Staff Attorney Tips On Drafting The Best O-1 Petition
For the O-1 visa petition, there are several things to keep in mind when drafting a petition. Here are some tips from our staff attorney team.