Immigrants

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After a Life as Refugees, This Entrepreneur Family Has No Fear
Immigrants

After a Life as Refugees, This Entrepreneur Family Has No Fear

Fleeing Vietnam at risk of their lives in hopes of reaching American taught the Lams everything there is to know about pursuing dreams.
Daphne Mallory
2 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Who Prove the American Dream Endures
Immigrants

2 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Who Prove the American Dream Endures

Americans might wonder if the U.S. is still the land of opportunity but the people who overcome great odds to come here have no doubts.
Daphne Mallory
Adversity Only Makes These Immigrant Entrepreneurs More Determined
Immigrants

Adversity Only Makes These Immigrant Entrepreneurs More Determined

Two new Americans tell how the particular challenges they have faced prepared them for the inevitable difficulties of entrepreneurship.
Daphne Mallory
Lessons on Overcoming Obstacles From a Pair of Immigrant Entrepreneurs
Immigrants

Lessons on Overcoming Obstacles From a Pair of Immigrant Entrepreneurs

The success of new Americans confirms our faith in what can be achieved with a clear vision and hard work.
Daphne Mallory
This Family Business Begun in a Basement Has Gone Big Time
Family Businesses

This Family Business Begun in a Basement Has Gone Big Time

Lifeway Kefir was begun a generation ago on a shoestring budget and is now a $150-million operation.
Daphne Mallory
The Lack of Visa Options for Entrepreneurs is Hurting America's Economy
Immigration

The Lack of Visa Options for Entrepreneurs is Hurting America's Economy

The frustrating barriers to living legally in the U.S. are keeping out entrepreneurs eager to launch businesses and hire American workers.
Dan Novaes
Immigrants Can Shed Fears of Entering the Startup World -- With These Strategies
Immigrants

Immigrants Can Shed Fears of Entering the Startup World -- With These Strategies

Owning a company is an achievable goal for newcomers to America. Here's how.
Zeynep Ilgaz
How Six Immigrant Entrepreneurs Transformed Dreams Into Businesses
Immigrants

How Six Immigrant Entrepreneurs Transformed Dreams Into Businesses

They came to the U.S. from China, Grenada, India, Haiti, Nigeria and the former Soviet Union. Now they own businesses in food service and product sales -- and helping other startups. See how they landed launch capital and met challenges.
Sujan Patel
As Startup Visa Bill Languishes, Entrepreneurs Leave the U.S.
Entrepreneurs

As Startup Visa Bill Languishes, Entrepreneurs Leave the U.S.

Innovators drawn to the U.S. for education and research don't have time to wait for legislative action that would help them stay.
Joseph Adinolfi
Inventor of the Wildly Popular 'Rainbow Loom' Weaves the American Dream With Rubber Bands in a Detroit Basement
Growth Strategies

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
George W. Bush Becomes Latest High-Profile Supporter of Immigration Reform
Growth Strategies

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

In a speech at the George W. Bush Institute, the former president became the latest leader to publicly voice his support for immigration reform.
Brian Patrick Eha
Growth Strategies

Immigration Reform Clears Senate, Faces House Fight

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Family Behind Luxury Lingerie Business Cosabella
Entrepreneurs

The Family Behind Luxury Lingerie Business Cosabella

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Entrepreneurs Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants

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.
Catherine Clifford