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Entrepreneur creates jobs for Americans, loses visa

"Last year, Amit Aharoni, an Israeli national and a graduate of Stanford Business School, secured $1.65 million in venture capital funding with two cofounders to launch CruiseWise.com , an online cruise booking company. Business Insider ranked the company, which is set to launch its website...

Immigrant Entrepreneur Gets Visa After 'World News' Story

"On Tuesday "World News" shared the story of Amit Aharoni , an Israeli national and a graduate of Stanford Business School, who secured $1.65 million in venture capital funding with two cofounders to launch CruiseWise.com , an online cruise booking company. The company hired nine...

Halt America's Decline, Welcome Skilled, Entrepreneurial Immigrants

"One wonders how the US has an immigration system dominated by quotas, which also micromanages the employer and foreign national worker, when it espouses free market capitalism. Such a system is more reminiscent of one that could have been designed by communist apparatchiks in the former Soviet...

Other Countries Court Skilled Immigrants Frustrated By U.S. Visa Laws

While other countries are actively recruiting foreign-born U.S. graduates, the United States has strict limits on visas for highly skilled workers that often put them on waiting lists of many years. And unlike Canada and other countries, the United States offers no specific visa for young entrepreneurs...

The Blocking of an Entrepreneur: A Broken Immigration System at Work

"3D printing technology is about to revolutionize the way we understand manufacturing, and the country that takes the lead in this new technology will be the winner ofwhat The Economist magazine has called the third industrial revolution. A state of the art hearing aid or a high tech component for...

Rethinking Immigration: If America Will Welcome More Entrepreneurs, Why Not More Creatives?

"While we obsess on the need to invite more immigrant entrepreneurs, why is there no comparable fixation on the importance of welcoming entrepreneurship's kissing cousin, creativity? We acknowledge the creativity of knowledge workers, yet we fail to see the urgency of freely inviting members...