Entrepreneurs that reside in Pennsylvania but were born outside the United States may be able to apply for temporary residency under a new category. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is accepting applications under the Obama-era International Entrepreneur Rule. The IER allows foreign-born entrepreneurs to live in the U.S. while developing and growing startup companies. Along the way, the applicants are required to meet specific benchmarks, which are meant to make success more likely.
Undocumented immigrants who have children may have added worries under the Trump administration. While the Obama administration focused its immigration enforcement efforts on people who committed crimes, the current administration is focusing on enforcing the immigration laws against everyone who is in the U.S. illegally.