Every three years, by regulation, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers will adjust the investment and revenue amounts automatically. We will post the new amounts on our website.
Under the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER), DHS may use its parole authority to grant a period of authorized stay, on a case-by-case basis, to noncitizen entrepreneurs who show that their stay in the United States would provide a significant public benefit through their business venture and that they merit a favorable exercise of discretion.
Under this final rule, entrepreneurs granted parole will be eligible to work only for their startup business. The spouses and children of the noncitizen entrepreneur may also be eligible for parole. While spouses may apply for work authorization once present in the United States as parolees, the children are not eligible to work. We may grant IER parole or up to three entrepreneurs per startup entity.
See below for Frequently Asked Questions. We have also published comprehensive guidance on the International Entrepreneur Rule in our Policy Manual.
Entrepreneurs applying for parole under this rule must show that they:
A spouse or child of an entrepreneur applying for parole under this rule must show that they:
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Open to||All Nationalities|