Immigrants to the U.S. are 27% more likely to start businesses

Economy, Entrepreneurs, Immigration

In an article published by Bloomberg Business Week, found at, it was once again clearly evidenced that immigrants into the U.S. are extremely critical in maintaining the entrepreneurial movement in the U.S. This article cites a statistic from a Barclay’s report that, “First-generation immigrants to the U.S. are 27 percent more likely to start businesses than non-immigrants…” This is an incredible statistic and yet more evidence of the importance of immigration issues facing startups and business owners who are not citizens of the U.S.

Article categories: Entrepreneurs and Business Start-ups

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