An executive order signed by President Donald Trump in April will make it more difficult for companies to recruit low-wage international workers that the President says unfairly harm U.S. citizens looking for work.

The order, which Trump announced during a visit to Wisconsin, also directs federal agencies to carefully analyze existing rules and trade agreements

J1 VisaThe United States and its territories are home to hundreds of thousands of immigrant doctors and other healthcare professionals. In fact, according to the Migration Policy Institute, about 26% of all physicians practicing within the United States immigrated to the country.

These immigrants are critically important to the U.S. healthcare system, and the Department of

sba logoMaking the jump to international markets can be a tough one for small businesses, but a relatively new U.S. Small Business Administration program is offering some excellent opportunities.

The agency’s State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program is a pilot program that provides matching federal funds to U.S. states and territories, with the goal of

With so much businecommerceess either originating online or migrating there from brick-and-mortar establishments, the possibility of conducting transactions via the Internet is opening up a whole new world for entrepreneurs and business owners on a global scale.

Whether you’re selling products or services, having the ability to sell your goods online makes it possible


The U.S. Virgin Islands is well-known as a breathtaking vacation destination and a corporate tax haven.  It is less well-known, but equally attractive as a destination for film and television production.

As far as tropical shooting locations, the USVI can hardly be beat.  In a relatively small area, the USVI offers both tropical desert and

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee this past month approved on a 13-to-5 vote broad legislation that would completely redefine the country’s policies on immigration.  This appears to be the most significant immigration policy revision in decades to be sent to the full Senate  Debate is anticipated to start in this month.Continue Reading U.S. Senate Judiciary OK’s Immigration Overhaul

The immigration laws of the United States require companies to employ only people who are able to work in the United States legally.  This can be as U.S. citizens or foreign citizens who have the appropriate and necessary authorization. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that is tasked with overseeing lawful immigration to the United States.  USCIS manages the process that permits individuals from other countries to work in the United States. Some of these opportunities can be short-term, while others provide a path to a green card (permanent residency).Continue Reading Good Housekeeping for Business: E-Verify and I-9 Compliance