January 14, 2015. Immigrants are entrepreneurial—that is by now well established. But how much more is not as widely understood.
As I was working on a report about immigrant business ownership, Bringing Vitality to Main Street, released today by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas with the Fiscal Policy Institute, I dug into what the research shows.
What I found is that there is broad consensus that immigrants are a little more likely to own businesses than their U.S.-born counterparts, … (read more)