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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...

White House touting tourism for jobs

"To boost international tourism, the Obama administration will focus on drawing more visitors from developing countries with fast-growing middle-class travelers, notably Brazil, China and India, White House officials said. Obama directed the State Department to speed up the processing of ...

We Can’t Wait: President Obama Takes Actions to Increase Travel and Tourism in the United States

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 19, 2012 We Can’t Wait: President Obama Takes Actions to Increase Travel and Tourism in the United States This morning, President Obama will sign an Executive Order and announce new initiatives...

Supply and Demand

"Now obviously 'more immigrants = more prosperity' isn't a completely accurate blanket rule. You don't want to let in criminals. There are probably a lot of very nice Salvadoran great-grandmas out there who despite being fine people are at this point too old to be making meaningful...

America's Brain Drain: Does Washington Care?

"Much of the wound is self-inflicted, created by quotas and other restrictions that have made it increasingly difficult for talented immigrants to remain in the United States. How much harder is it? Vivek writes that when he moved to the United States in 1980 after graduating from the University...