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Immigrant Entrepreneurs Help Build U.S. Economy One Company at a Time

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Help Build U.S. Economy One Company at a Time

Google, Intel, eBay, Yahoo!, Facebook, LinkedIn, SanDisk, Altera, Zoosk, Etsy, Tesla Motors. What characteristic does each of these well-known companies share? They each were either founded by an immigrant or have at least one immigrant founder. Now, a new report from the National Venture Capital Association highlights the profound impacts that immigrant entrepreneurs—like the immigrants [...]

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How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Fare in the New Immigration Bill

How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Fare in the New Immigration Bill

With the Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote last week to pass S.744 on to the Senate floor, a new proposal for spurring immigrant entrepreneurship and innovation will be before Congress. Title IV, Subtitle H of the bill creates the INVEST visa (Investing in New Venture, Entrepreneurial Startups, and Technologies) for immigrant entrepreneurs. This new visa program [...]

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