Immigration Roundup: 2012 Is the Year of Immigrant Entrepreneurs

On Jan. 25 the Immigration Policy Center and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce jointly released a report, Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Creating Jobs and Strengthening the U.S. Economy, outlining the role of immigrant entrepreneurs…. “Immigrant-owned growth businesses are hugely important to strengthening local economies, as well as providing jobs essential to economic recovery,” Marcia Drew Hohn, director of the Public Education Institute at The Immigrant Learning Center Inc. and author of the report, said in a statement.