• New Opportunities for Immigration Through Investment in the US May Be Expanding
  • September 27, 2011
  • Law Firm: Lane Powell PC - Seattle Office
  • The Director of the Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napalitano, and the Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Alejandro Mayorkas, are promoting "a series of new policy, operational and outreach efforts that will help fuel the nation's economy and stimulate investment by making it easier for high-skill immigrants to start and grow companies and create jobs here in the United States." Meanwhile, Congressman Zoe Lofgren introduced the Immigration Driving Entrepreneurship in America ("IDEA") Act. The efforts to spur foreign investment are gaining interest and some traction.