Meet The Expert - Visa Options for Entrepreneurs in the absence of Startup Visa

August 03, 2017

Meet the Expert

'Visa Options for Entrepreneurs in the absence of Startup Visa'

Thursday, August 3rd - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM


The biggest challenge every foreign entrepreneur faces in the U.S. is figuring out a way to legally stay in the U.S. to grow their company. The Trump Administration recently pulled the Parole for Entrepreneurs Program from going live on July 17, 2017. This program would have been the closest to a Startup Visa in the U.S. but is no longer going to go into effect (for now). What options remain for Foreign Founders to start their company in the U.S.? Which options are right for you?

Join us on August 3, 2017 for a Presentation on various visa options and Q&A session for Foreign Entrepreneurs with Ann Cun, Managing Attorney at Accel Visa Attorneys, PC. Ann will demystify the criteria for each type of visa option, how they differ from other visa options and discuss tips to strengthen your case.

In this session, you will learn:

  •        The Risks and Benefits of Parole for Entrepreneurs
  •        Capital Funding Required for Each Visa Category
  •        How to Qualify for Parole if You're an Entrepreneur


Ann Cun is Managing Attorney at Accel Visa Attorneys, PC and is based in the Bay Area.  Since 2001, Ann has been helping entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, doctors, actors, and artists obtain work visas in the U.S.  Her expertise is in preparing O-1 and EB-1 visas for accomplished individuals with an enviable success rate. Her clients include companies from throughout the U.S., helping many smaller companies build out their immigration programs from the ground up.  Ann  received her bachelor's degree from UCLA and her law degree from UC Hastings School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in California and an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  She is quoted often in the news for her immigration expertise and has authored hundreds of articles on immigration.


Who? Expert & up to 12 participants
How? Our expert will tell you all about the theme of the day and will save some time for questions
When? Twice a month on a Thursday
Where? French-American Chamber of Commerce San Francisco's office, 26 O'Farrell Street, #500, San Francisco, CA 94108
Why? Learn and network
Price? Free for members – Non-member: $35

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