Here’s another edition of “Dear Sophie,” the guidance column that answers immigration-related questions about operating at technology companies.

“Your concerns are important to the spread of understanding that permits people all over the world to rise above borders and pursue their dreams,” states Sophie Alcorn, a Silicon Valley migration lawyer. “Whether you’re in individuals ops, a founder or seeking a task in Silicon Valley, I would like to address your concerns in my next column.”

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Dear Sophie: I’m a tech creator on an

E-2 investor visa. Will receiving PPP financing count versus me when I renew my E-2 or submit my I-485 for my green card offered the”Public Charge”limitations?– E-2 Company in Emeryville Dear E-2 Company, Thank you for beginning a service in the United States and for your efforts to keep your team used. Since

the federal government increased funding for

the Income Protection Program(PPP

)recently, your concern is timely. Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.