Jul 18

Fusion: Here’s What Would Happen to Entrepreneurship in America Without Immigrants


Your AILA8 for July 18, 2016

Fusion reports that a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that, as of 2008, immigrants accounted for more than one in four entrepreneurs in the United States, and about the same percentage of all employees in new firms. The share of new firms with at least one immigrant entrepreneur was even higher, at 37%. In addition, about one in three firms has at least one immigrant in its “founder team,” and the share of immigrants among all employees in those firms has been rising. Read this story and more in AILA’s daily immigration news clips.