Can Immigration Reform Help Power Entrepreneurial Innovation?

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.

Provided by: American Express Topic: CXO Date Added: Aug 2010 Format: HTML

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