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Nearly two years ago, I wrote a feature highlighting three male immigrant entrepreneurs sharing their challenges starting companies in the U.S. I thoroughly enjoyed researching and writing that article so I wanted to revisit the topic. This time I’ve focused on three female immigrant startup founders. Their stories are profound.Details
We were given a peek at the value of foreign-born workers to our local economy last year when the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) arrested dozens of undocumented immigrants in Glynn County, causing a chain reaction of labor shortages throughout the area as other immigrants, documented or not, failed to report to work for fear of arrest.Details
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“I believe so much in immigrant entrepreneurship,” says Millie Chu.
These words not only ring true for those she’s helped during her career as a guide and mentor for aspiring immigrant business owners—but also for herself and her family.Details
3 things powerful immigrant professionals have in common that can propel any aspiring workplace ‘outsider’ Magazine,Immigration, By Merilee Kern, MBA Being an outsider in the workplace is tough. Doubly so if you’re both a woman and an immigrant, two characteristics that can make your professional life a great deal more difficult. And when you’re trying to…Details
The history of U.S. immigration goes back almost as far as the country itself, beginning with the very first legislation, the Naturalization Act of 1790, and extending to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (daca) in 2012. But through it all—the surges in immigration and the declines, the welcoming of immigrants with open arms and the attempts to keep them at bay—one thing has remained the same: Immigrants have made their mark on the restaurant industry, be it as chefs, dishwashers, waiters, managers, franchisees, concept creators, or anything in between.Details
Claudia Mirza, 44, is the co-founder of Akorbi, which has evolved from a Dallas translation company into a global provider of multilingual business services in over 170 languages. Annual revenue this year is projected to be $55 million. Mirza stands out because her story encapsulates nearly every part of the immigrant experience. Raised in the housing projects of Colombia during violent times, Mirza watched her father leave at age 4 for the United States.Details
Kashkari was the first Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank president to testify at the Minnesota Legislature. Magazine, Making Money, Jessie Van Berkel Star Tribune Immigration is key to keeping the U.S. economically competitive, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari told state legislators Tuesday, warning that slower population growth shrinks economic gains. “You can either accept…Details
With more than 20 temporary (or nonimmigrant) worker and five permanent worker visa classifications, obtaining an employment-related visa is difficult and confusing. Each visa has a specific use and necessary criteria that must be met. One of the most popular options available is the “extraordinary ability” visa.Details
More recently, a working paper from researchers at George Mason University released this month said that immigrant-owned firms in the tech industry had “uniformly higher rates of innovation” than firms run by U.S. citizens in 15 of the 16 measures they surveyed.Details