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Can an 'Immigrant Exodus' Finally Spur Action on a Startup Visa?

Dave Burdick

"They had to go back to India to get their visa adjusted to start the process of permanent residency, and the U.S. government wouldn't let them back, despite the fact that they were hiring Americans, they were doing well, they were here legally. Annan had filed eight patents, so the guy was exceptional.... But even the head of the immigration department couldn't fix this. So now they're living in India, paying Indian taxes, employing Indian workers.

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