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How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Help Our Economy

Rep. Joaquin Castro | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Rep. Joaquin Castro

This week we recognize August 4th as Startup Day Across America, a time to celebrate entrepreneurs and the jobs they create. It's also an opportunity to reflect on the challenges that our entrepreneurs face and explore solutions to allow the best and brightest minds to succeed.

College Student Helps Immigrants Build Their Businesses

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.30.2015 | Small Business

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The One Thing I Want My Fellow Job-Seekers To Know

Connor Finkbeiner | Posted 08.23.2014 | Teen
Connor Finkbeiner

We are in need of new jobs, and of job creators, to take some of the pressure off of our injured economy, yet our government seems to be ignoring a great power in job creation, immigrants.

An Optimist's Guide to Running for Office

Roy D. Cho | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Roy D. Cho

Since I started this journey, countless friends have been curious as to exactly how one goes about running for Congress. It's the murky mysteriousness of the process itself that discourages so many would-be candidates from throwing their hats in the ring.

LOOK: 16 Iconic American Companies Founded By Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business

As U.S. lawmakers argue about the economic effects of immigration on the country, they might as well consider that a lot of America's most profitable ...

Immigrant Business Owners On The Rise In US

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.14.2012 | Small Business

Immigrants are assuming a bigger role on Main Street, according to a new report from the Fiscal Policy Institute's Immigration Research Initiative. ...

Study: Immigrants In Colorado Bigger Than Craft Beer

Posted 06.14.2012 | Denver

Colorado's immigrant-owned businesses are responsible for generating a yearly average of $684 million for the state economy, according to a newly-rele...

Fueling Detroit's Economy With Micro-Grants

Posted 03.20.2012 | Detroit

A new, $2.4 million initiative to pump up the economy looks beyond the boardroom to train an unlikely group of entrepreneurs: Small-business owners in...