05 Nov '11, 2pm

Why Is a News Story Needed to Get an Immigrant Entrepreneur a Visa?: “Those of us in the trenches, filing cases

On the website of Cruisewise.com , its founder Amit Aharoni is described as “powered by Red Bull & enthusiasm, nothing can stop him.” But he hadn’t reckoned with US Immigration. Despite creating jobs and attracting venture capital for his start up firm, an innovative online cruise booking company, he was denied a visa. He was told that his job as CEO did not require someone with his high-level degree, even though he created the company, and he had to immediately leave. But straight after ABC News aired his story , he received an email from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (UCSIS) saying they had changed their mind. Aharoni spent 10 years in the Israeli Defense Forces’ elite software units and recieved an MBA from Stanford University. His company has created nine new jobs in the United States within a year after being featured on Techcrunch and receiving £1.65m in ...

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