Is there really an immigrant advantage for success? It is difficult to argue against it. Over 27 percent of U.S. entrepreneurs are immigrants despite being only 13.5 percent of the population. Forty-three percent of the companies on the 2017 Fortune 500 list were founded or cofounded by an immigrant or child of an immigrant. Immigrants are four times more likely to become a millionaire and two times more likely to start their own business.Details
Immigrants have created some of America’s most valuable privately held companies. Several of these companies are soon to become publicly traded and available to any American who wants to invest in these billion-dollar startups.Details
The Immigrant Magazine Founder Pamela Anchang Is Making An IMPact With New Radio Show on KFPK 90.7 FM
Los Angeles, November 20, 2018 — Pamela Anchang, the dynamic publisher and editor-in-chief of The Immigrant Magazine, will debut her new hour-long weekly radio show “IMPact” on KFPK radio (www.kpfk.org) on Sunday, November 25th at 1 p.m. PST, in its regular timeslot.Details
The LAPD is hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday, October 27thDetails
Jamaican-born director Danae Grandison’s Film “Unspoken” To Have World Premiere at 22nd Annual Urbanworld® Film Festival in New York City
Jamaican-born filmmaker Danae Grandison’s short film “Unspoken” was named an official sectional in the Narrative Shorts Category at the 22nd Urbanworld® Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), an annual showcase of diverse culture and sensibility.Details
As the son of Mexican migrant farm workers, his education was constantly interrupted as his family followed the changing crops. Often, they would spend December through February in Mexico.
Hernandez and his siblings would home school themselves with assignments from their American teachers during those months. But with all of the constant interruptions, Hernandez didn’t become fluent in English until he was 12.Details
The continent of Africa home to 1.2billion people who still depend on local resources like oil, gold, rubber, etc.…to compete in the world market, forgetting that the economic paradigm has shifted from humanism to data-ism, in order to solve everyday problems.Details
Her research on genomics has been published in science journals, she’s founded a profitable genetic testing company and she recently became the youngest partner to join Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Cervin Ventures.
But for Tie, this is just the beginning.
Tie moved from China to Toronto with her parents when she was four years old. She was a gifted child and by the time she entered high school, her deep interest in biology and chemistry required an outlet beyond the traditional classroom.Details
“Had I stayed in South America, I think I would have encountered a lot of problems,” said the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine and longtime judge of reality show “Project Runway.” “I was such a rebel and anti-establishment.”
Instead, Garcia left her hometown in the coastal city of Barranquilla, Colombia, when she was 15 to join her sister in the United States.
“My education here, and being exposed to competitiveness early on, really challenged me the right way,” said Garcia of the Dana Hall School, the all girls school in Wellesley, Massachusetts she attended.