02/28/2013 08:12:37 AM EST
Startup Visa Could Create At Least 1.6 Million U.S. Jobs in Next 10 Years: Report
"Startup Visas would unleash a torrent of entrepreneurial energy among foreign-born individuals in the United States, according to a white paper released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The report, "Give Me Your Entrepreneurs, Your Innovators: Estimating the Employment Impact of a Startup Visa," said that offering the visas has the potential to add, conservatively, between 500,000 and 1.6 million new jobs over the next 10 years." - Kaufman Foundation, Feb. 27, 2013.