Boundless CEO Sees Inconsistency in Trump’s Immigration Executive Order Suspending Immigration During COVID-19
VIDEO: Boundless CEO Xiao Wang discusses his reaction to the Trump administration’s recent proclamation on “Bloomberg Technology.”
A report by immigration startup Boundless reveals an estimated backlog of 700,000 citizenship applications, exacerbated by the pandemic.
“You can imagine the confusion and terror that’s rippling through the immigrant community at this point,” said Doug Rand, a former Obama administration official and co-founder of the law firm Boundless Immigration.
The proposed draconian rules have been challenged in multiple federal courts, with those cases now on appeal in multiple jurisdictions around the country. Seattle-based Boundless Immigration spearheaded and organized the filing of the amicus brief, with major companies like Twitter, Microsoft and LinkedIn signing onto the pleadings.
The document, which was filed by immigration technology company Boundless Immigration, argues that the bill could cause tens of billions in negative economic impact — far outweighing the savings President Donald Trump has estimated it would reduce in taxpayer dollar spending.
The criteria for making the determination of whether an immigrant is a “public charge” is complex — and that’s where Boundless comes in. The tool asks immigrants a series of questions and determines how likely they are to be denied residency based on their answers.
Immigrants applying for U.S. visas will be denied entry into the country unless they can prove they can afford health care, according to a proclamation signed Friday by President Donald Trump. Boundless Immigration co-founder Doug Rand calls this “as shameless as it is stunning.”
The New York Times draws on Boundless’ analysis of U.S. citizenship trends in its report on surging application processing times over the past 2 years
In this op-ed, Boundless CEO and former business analyst Xiao Wang makes a data-driven case as to why the United States must “make U.S. citizenship easier, not harder.”
POLITICO Pro cites Boundless’ analysis of the “Public Charge” rule’s impact on visa applications filed at U.S. consulates and embassies
In this video news story, Boundless co-founder and former White House immigration official Doug Rand gives a reality check on the “Public Charge” policy that stands to severely restrict immigration
Forbes cites Boundless research on the damaging impact on married couples of the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed “Public Charge” rule
On NPR’s “Morning Edition” radio program, Boundless co-founder and immigration policy expert Doug Rand weighs in on the impact of immigration policies targeting H-1B visas, the H-4 work program, and the International Entrepreneur Rule that Rand helped to implement
Boundless President Doug Rand shares his perspective on the “extraordinarily difficult” visa options facing startup founders from other countries
POLITICO mentions Boundless’ analysis of the cost of the “Public Charge” rule proposed by the Department of Homeland Security
Boundless co-founder and Obama White House immigration policy official Doug Rand comments on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s new “Public Charge” rule, calling it “a breathtakingly ambitious attempt to reshape the legal immigration system without an act of Congress”
Boundless co-founder and former White House immigration policy official Doug Rand expresses concern over the Trump administration’s attempt to add “citizenship” as a question in the next census
Boundless co-founder and former White House immigration policy official Doug Rand calls out the “Public Charge” rule (proposed by the Department of Homeland Security) for what it is: “a catastrophe for the innovation economy if ever enacted”
NBC News cites Boundless’ analysis of the new “Public Charge” rule’s impact on U.S. immigration and quotes Boundless co-founder and immigration policy expert Doug Rand on the consequences of the rule’s proposed income test
“Founder Xiao Wang came to the U.S. from China at a young age and is using technology to simplify the process of filling out complex applications.”
Business Insider Australia cites Boundless’ analysis of the potential impact of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s new “Public Charge” rule on couples seeking a marriage green card
Boundless co-founder and former White House immigration official Doug Rand describes the methods used by the Trump administration to reshape the legal immigration system
Boundless co-founder Doug Rand weighs in on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s proposed use of credit scores as a factor in evaluating immigration applications
The Wall Street Journal features a statement — signed by over 120 U.S. business leaders and spearheaded by Boundless — opposing the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed “Public Charge” rule
Boundless co-founder and CEO Xiao Wang, along with Customer Success Advocate Joel Alcaraz, talks to Univision Seattle about how the company stays ahead of important changes to the U.S. immigration system
New American Economy talks to Boundless co-founder and CEO Xiao Wang about his immigrant background and why he chose Seattle as the launching pad for his immigration-focused startup
“Boundless is a modern immigration company that combines technology and information to make the spousal visa and naturalization processes cheaper and easier than ever before.”
“Alex Modon knew the difficulties of getting a tech startup off the ground, but there was one complication he wasn’t prepared for: the U.S. immigration policy under President Trump.”
“Where you apply for a green card or to seek citizenship can make a big difference in how long you will wait for your papers to be processed.”
“Spouses of tech workers with H-1B visas can work in the U.S. with special work permits. But they are now in limbo since the Trump administration indicated it plans to end the work-authorization program this year.”