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Will Austin Grow Green EB-5 Visas?

"Saying Austin can become a magnet for investment in green energy jobs, Mayor Lee Leffingwell unveiled plans Monday to take part in a federal program that lets foreign investors earn green cards in exchange for creating jobs. Flanked by a host of Austin elected officials, including state...

Michigan Governor Seeks Visas to Lure Skilled Immigrants to Detroit

"Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder asked the federal government Thursday to set aside thousands of work visas for highly skilled immigrants willing to live and work in the bankrupt city of Detroit for five years. "Let's send a message to the entire world: Detroit, Michigan, is open to the world...