• Immigrants founded and co-founded half of all the billion-dollar startups in 2016, creating over 33,000 jobs

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    The Department of Homeland Security recently filed a proposal to remove an Obama-era rule that allows immigrant founders of companies in the US the opportunity to stay for two and a half years, with the possibility of an extension.
    It was a long time coming, considering the current administration's push to enforce stricter and broader immigration laws to prevent any loopholes: Last year, the DHS delayed the effective date from July 2017 to March 2018, and announced it would ultimately remove it completely in order to protect the jobs of American workers.
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