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As Startup Visa Bill Languishes, Entrepreneurs Leave the U.S.
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Innovators drawn to the U.S. for education and research don't have time to wait for legislative action that would help them stay.
September 10, 2013 in Lifestyle
Inventor of the Wildly Popular 'Rainbow Loom' Weaves the American Dream With Rubber Bands in a Detroit Basement

Inventor of the Wildly Popular 'Rainbow Loom' Weaves the American Dream With Rubber Bands in a Detroit Basement

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Malaysian immigrant Choon Ng came to the U.S. for college and became an engineer. In his downtime, he invented a toy that has become a national sensation.
August 26, 2013 in Innovation
George W. Bush Becomes Latest High-Profile Supporter of Immigration Reform

George W. Bush Becomes Latest High-Profile Supporter of Immigration Reform

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In a speech at the George W. Bush Institute, the former president became the latest leader to publicly voice his support for immigration reform.
July 10, 2013 in Human Resources

Immigration Reform Clears Senate, Faces House Fight

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The U.S. Senate's passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill is a victory for tech-startup advocates such as Steve Case and others.
June 27, 2013 in Innovation
The Family Behind Luxury Lingerie Business Cosabella

The Family Behind Luxury Lingerie Business Cosabella

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A revealing look at the immigrant family driving Cosabella as the Italian fashion brand creates a new label for JCPenney, experiments with high-tech underwear and expands globally.
May 29, 2013 in Profiles
Entrepreneurs Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants

Entrepreneurs Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants

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The majority of small-business owners want to see comprehensive immigration reform include a way for newcomers to the U.S. to achieve permanent legal status.
April 4, 2013 in Hiring Center
Steve Case on Fixing the Visa System (Opinion)

Steve Case on Fixing the Visa System (Opinion)

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It's a global battle for the world's most talented immigrants. When it comes to visa reform, our next elected leader needs to get the job done, Case writes.
October 8, 2012 in Grow Your Business
Expand the Startup Visa Act (Opinion)

Expand the Startup Visa Act (Opinion)

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For real economic impact, the legislation must broaden the pool of eligible entrepreneurs.
November 23, 2011 in Leadership
How to Start a Business in a Recession

How to Start a Business in a Recession

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Economic cycles come and go, but businesses must thrive in good times and bad. Fat Straws Bubble Tea's Terry Pham launched during a recession and survived two downturns. Learn how Pham and other entrepreneurs made a go of it in tough times.
September 27, 2011 in Startup Basics
Paving the Way for More Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Paving the Way for More Immigrant Entrepreneurs

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The U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services has a new plan to speed the arrival of entrepreneurial immigrants.
August 8, 2011 in Legal Basics For Startups
Startup Strives to Make Customer Service a More 'Zen' Experience

Startup Strives to Make Customer Service a More 'Zen' Experience

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How three immigrant entrepreneurs found U.S. success in launching Zendesk.
July 28, 2011 in Profiles
Video: Gary Vaynerchuk on His Roots As an EntrepreneurPlay Video

Gary Vaynerchuk on His Roots As an Entrepreneur (Video)

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The social-media maven on his background as an immigrant and his parents' influence on his business success.
June 19, 2011 in Family Business

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