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Trump administration delays program that lets immigrant entrepreneurs into the U.S.

Trump administration delays program that lets immigrant entrepreneurs into the U.S.

The United States is pulling back the welcome mat for foreign entrepreneurs.

In a move that drew criticism from the technology industry, the Trump administration delayed the rollout of the International Entrepreneur Rule, a piece of immigration policy set to take effect July 17 that would have granted entry for 30 months to foreigners seeking to build and grow their businesses in the U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security decision, announced Monday, delays implementation of the rule until March 14, 2018. But the department said it also plans to open the matter to...

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