“Tushinsky is one of these foreign entrepreneurs who firmly believe that America is still the most open and welcoming environment to visionaries from other countries.
‘Only in the U.S. can you become a local within your lifetime regardless of whether you have an accent,’ he said. ‘That’s what makes Silicon Valley so effective compared to …Continue Reading »
“Though Lok is an international speaker who enjoys wearing flamboyant suits, he still remembers his roots. ‘Who would’ve thought a poor immigrant boy could accomplish so much?’ he asks. ‘No matter where you’re from or what obstacles you’re facing, you can accomplish anything too — if you never give up.’”
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“It’s undeniable that more South Africans are taking advantage of the EB-5 (employment-based, fifth preference) immigrant investor program, which provides an investor’s entire family with United States green cards based on the creation of jobs for U.S. workers.
With no age requirement or need for a U.S. sponsor, the EB-5 visa has quickly become …Continue Reading »
“As the debate begins in Washington over President’s Trump’s immigration proposal, it is imperative that business and government leaders who are concerned about economic growth press even harder to get this resolved. We need to get beyond arguing about the wall and detention policies and figure out how to get immigrants here who can create …Continue Reading »
From Washington Examiner
“The Trump administration will make it easier for a small portion of seriously ill illegal immigrants hoping to temporarily remain in the country to have their cases heard.
In a statement, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said it would reverse course and consider ‘deferred action’ applications that were pending as of Aug. 7 by illegal …Continue Reading »
“Mercedes Concepcion-Gray started working at age 15, and she’s never stopped. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, she made her own money by teaching other kids English and tutoring them in math. At 21, with two suitcases, $200 in her pocket, an engineering degree and relatives willing to house her, she moved to the United States and …Continue Reading »
“Signed in 2002, the agreement operates from the assumption that both the U.S. and Canada offer protections, so people fleeing their homes should apply for asylum in either country they arrive in first.
That kind of deal has gained renewed attention as the Trump administration presses Mexico and Guatemala to take in asylum-seekers traveling through those countries …Continue Reading »
From The New York Times
“The economic impact is just one facet of an immigration debate that vibrates with political and moral import, challenging ideas about America’s identity and culture. But it is also one that can be examined more dispassionately by looking at the numbers.
And the numbers, most economists say, indicate that there …Continue Reading »
From Pew Research Center
“The United States has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants in 2017. The population of immigrants is also very diverse, with just about every country in the …Continue Reading »
“The Trump administration is moving forward with regulations that are expected to dramatically reshape the U.S. immigration system by denying green cards and visas to immigrants who use — or are expected to use — a wide range of federal, state and local government benefits, including food stamps, housing vouchers and Medicaid.
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