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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.

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

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

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

Owning a company is an achievable goal for newcomers to America. Here's how.

Zeynep Ilgaz

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.