San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
About this class
What considerations does my business need to account for when hiring a foreign national?
I have a startup but I’m not from the U.S. How can I stay here to build my company?
How can my business abroad open an office in the U.S.?
Determination of one’s immigration status in the U.S. is particularly relevant to startups and/or companies abroad. Too often these companies early stage focus revolves around funding. However, it is vital to understand the immigration process from the outset of the business formation process so that the business can grow successfully.
Individuals come from around the world to Silicon Valley and the Bay Area to create companies that positively impact our world. Many of those businesses have been created by individuals from abroad. From startups to the established entrepreneur, an individual seeking to work in the U.S., start a company, or expand existing business operations abroad to a U.S. market must consider immigration issues from the outset of the business planning process. This class will help individuals navigate the immigration process and focus on making an idea come to life by reviewing various options and considerations faced by businesses and individuals alike.
About Sharon Brenner
Sharon Brenner has worked in various sectors of immigration law since 2004.Sharon works in Surowitz Immigration P.C www.eastbayvisalaw.com with a variety of business-based clientele, from established entrepreneurs to startups and beyond.Her other areas of focus include visas for artists and creatives, asylum, naturalization, and family-based immigration. She also previously provided refugee-based assistance with non-profit organizations and immigrant advocacy groups. Sharon is a member of the California Bar and received her J.D. degree from Golden Gate University School of Law. She is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refund Policy: If you cannot attend, please email us at least 1 day before the scheduled class. No refunds will be given if we have less than a 24 hour notice.
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