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USICS Develops a New Device to Help Foreign Entrepreneurs

Retention of Entrepreneurs will be taken care in a wise manner from now on with the launch of an online resource center for the Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) by USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services).The center was launched at Martin Trust Center for entrepreneurship in MIT; Cambridge by Alejandro Mayorkas, Director at USCIS will serve as a new milestone for Immigrant Entrepreneurs. The resource center is christened Entrepreneur Pathways, and it will create a pathway for immigrant entrepreneurs to start their business in the U.S., reports the USCIS.

"Through our innovative Entrepreneurs in Residence initiative, we are working to realize our current immigration system’s full potential to attract and retain startup enterprises that promote innovation and spur job creation in America. The first phase has already led to unique improvements in our programs and enabled us to better serve immigrant entrepreneurs." Said Alejandro Mayorkas,

The initiative, which started early this year, in the Silicon Valley at an Information Summit emphasizes on growth in the American Economy through binding the USCIS regulations. It possesses a team of startup business experts and USCIS immigrant experts who are jointly operating for this mission to turn fruitful.

In addition to create Entrepreneur Pathways, the EIR performs other functions also such as innovations for early stage businesses, training a team of specialized immigration officers to look after startups. Apart from this, EIR team also works with the entrepreneurial community so that the USCIS is updated about the industry techniques.To retain the current economic growth the experts of the team have extended the EIR project till April 2013.With the current immigration law, foreign entrepreneur s can establish new business in the U.S.

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