Event:The rate of new entrepreneurs within the immigrant population has consistently surpassed the number of native-born individuals, according to the Kauffman Foundation. Immigration has also been the center of a nationwide conversation ever since the 2016 presidential election. What are the challenges faced by immigrant entrepreneurs and what changes in law and policy might impact them?
Peter Roberts '83 is the Founder and Principal of the immigration law firm Roberts Immigration Law Group. The firm represents domestic and international companies and individuals around the world on the full range of U.S. immigration matters, with a particular focus on the immigration challenges faced by entrepreneurs and start-ups. The firm’s clients include multinationals, entrepreneurs, founders, investors, start-ups, and start-up accelerators in all fields, including Y Combinator and YC founders. Before establishing Roberts Immigration Law Group in June 2013, Mr. Roberts established and ran the immigration practices at Edwards Wildman Palmer (2011-2013) and McCarter & English (2005-2011) and served as an Immigration Partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy/HirsonWexlerPerl (2001-2005). Mr. Roberts is a graduate of Brown University (1983) and Northeastern University School of Law (1987) and a former Judicial Law Clerk for Marvin H. Shoob, Senior Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (1990-1992).
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