Trump Puts His Foot Down on Dangerous Obama Loophole

An Obama-created loophole for foreign nationals wanting to come to the United States to start a business has been halted for at least a year by the Trump Administration.

The International Entrepreneur Rule was put in place two years ago by then-President Obama through executive order, essentially creating a new visa program for foreign nationals without approving it by Congress.

Instead of coming to the U.S. on an employer-sponsored visa, such as a Green Card or H-1B visa, foreign nationals wanting to start business were given leave to remain in the country for at least 2 and a half years.

In an order by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Secretary John Kelly announced that the program would be stopped to at least March of next year.

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