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News and Articles About Immigration

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.

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.

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.

Is the U.S. Too Hungry for Foreign Workers?

Companies may be overstating their need to tap foreign workers for specialized jobs in the United States, according to new data from Bright.com.

Eric Schmidt Talks Motorola, Microsoft, Immigration and NSA

Google's executive chairman offers his views on the news at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley.

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.

White House Plays Offense: Says Immigration Reform Will Turbocharge Entrepreneurship

A new report released from the Obama Administration breaks down the economic impact of the bipartisan immigration reform bill passed by the Senate.

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.

Entrepreneurs, Politicians Join in a Virtual March on Washington for Immigration Reform

A group of lawmakers and innovators press Congress to pass an immigration overhaul.

What 'Gang of Eight' Immigration Reform Would Mean for Entrepreneurs

A bipartisan group of Senators has established a blueprint to overhaul the immigration system.

Mark Zuckerberg and Other Tech Giants Form Political Advocacy Group

Immigration reform, education and scientific research among early priorities for new group called FWD.us.

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.

A Look Inside NYC's Entrepreneurial Landscape

A new exhibit at New York's Tenement Museum explores a century of the city's immigrant small-business owners, while the city government champions its growing tech startup community.

How to 'Virtually' March on Washington for Immigration Reform

Technology and innovation leaders spearhead an online movement to push U.S. lawmakers to pass immigration reform.

Entrepreneurs Like Obama's Call for Tax Reform, Immigration Overhaul and Deficit Accord -- Minimum-Wage Hike, Not So Much

In his first State of the Union Address of his second term, the President touched on a handful of issues that matter to the U.S. small-business community.

What Small-Business Owners Want to Hear at the State of the Union Address

Here is a rundown of what entrepreneurs will be listening for from the President in his annual address to Congress.

Push for Entrepreneur Immigration Reform Grows on Capitol Hill

Republican and Democrat Senators are backing immigration reform affecting startups.

Immigration Reform Proposals Hold Promise for Entrepreneurs

The move to overhaul immigration is likely to include measures supporting entrepreneurship and small-business owners. Any changes will probably be part of a broader reform package.

Steve Case on Fixing the Visa System (Opinion)

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.

Are Immigrant Business Owners Driving U.S. Growth? (Infographic)

Nearly one in five small-business owners in America is an immigrant. Here's a look at where they are finding success.

Obama, Romney Battle Over Immigration

It's a hot-button issue, and the Democrat and Republican candidates divide on the topic of illegal workers. The two come closer over foreign-born entrepreneurs.

Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship

The future of entrepreneurship is bright, but there are roadblocks. At SXSW, Steve Case explains the potential and the perils.

Expand the Startup Visa Act (Opinion)

For real economic impact, the legislation must broaden the pool of eligible entrepreneurs.

New Plan Asks Entrepreneurs to Sound Off on Immigration

To help stimulate the economy, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to tap industry experts and entrepreneurs for advice.

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