Can Immigration Reform Help Power Entrepreneurial Innovation?

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In the battle to increase entrepreneurial innovation, one key weapon just might be immigration reform. Some contend that highly skilled immigrants are key drivers of entrepreneurship and innovation in the U.S. - and have the potential to drive even more growth if barriers to their immigration. To attract innovative immigrants to the U.S., Ortmans suggests reforming the EB-5 visa, or "Entrepreneur's visa," which currently requires prospective immigrants to bring $1 million into the country.