201502/adam-bluestein/the- most-entrepreneurial-group-in- america-wasnt-born-in-america. html “Driven by the politics of short election cycles, the U.S. is missing the larger economic cycle of immigration. Meanwhile, Canada has been advertising its new startup visa with a billboard on California’s Highway 101, where every foreign-born engineer in Silicon Valley can see it: “H-1B Problems? Pivot to Canada.””
com/outlook/2018/08/31/ undocumented-workers-who- built-silicon-valley/?utm_ term=.29d87cbc7c71 “The catch: the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) believed that as much as 25 percent of the Silicon Valley workforce (~200,000 people) was undocumented — which meant this thriving industry was routinely breaking the law. “
illegal-immigrants-us-jobs- economy-farm-workers-taxes/ Almost all of our farm and construction workers are illegal immigrants. Shutting these out would severely damage our economy.
blog/the-avenue/2017/12/04/ almost-half-of-fortune-500- companies-were-founded-by- american-immigrants-or-their- children/ The Center for American Entrepreneurship, a non-partisan policy and advocacy organization, published a study today on the founders of America’s most valuable companies—those in the Fortune 500. The results are striking—43 percent of companies in the 2017 Fortune 500 were founded or co-founded by an immigrant or the child of an immigrant, and among the Top 35, that share is 57 percent.