by Marion Reinson, To the Point Consulting and Member of the Einstein's Alley Advisory Council On December 9th there was a wonderful celebration of New Jersey immigrant entrepreneurs...This event was born out of the desire to demonstrate that even in the midst of a politically polarizing debate on immigration, we can all celebrate the contributions
This award is presented to an immigrant owned and operated business that: • Exhibits exceptional, leading edge creative thinking in its business plan, launch, or growth phases in product development, operations, marketing or other aspects of its business • Has distinguished itself in comparison to other businesses in its sector • Has demonstrated breakthrough leadership
As a leader in New Jersey’s technology sector, Einstein’s Alley strongly recognizes the need for immigration reform legislation. In part to demonstrate that commitment, Einstein’s Alley was a founding sponsor of the Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards. And we are proud to announce the opening of nominations for the 2nd Annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards.
Improving the EB-5 Investor Visa Program: International Financing for U.S. Regional Economic Development
Difficulties in accessing traditional domestic financing brought on by the Great Recession, along with a rise in the number of wealthy investors in developing countries, have led to a recent spike in interest in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor visa program. Through this federal visa program administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), immigrant investors
This past week, it looked like some progress was going to be made only to have the Republicans pull back again. This article from the US Chamber of Commerce was written when the situation still looked hopeful. Although the situation has changed, the article makes many important points on immigration reform and is a good
A project of the Partnership for a New American Economy The Pew Hispanic Survey found that almost 2 million foreign born residents were living in the state in 2011, a number that grew by more than 25 percent between 2000 and 2011. These foreign born residents play a major role boosting the state's economy: despite
On Wednesday, November 20th, Einstein's Alley along with eleven other business groups, associations, local and bi-national chambers of commerce in NJ hosted the 1st Annual NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Award Program at the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship-Silberman College of Business-Fairleigh Dickinson University. The NJIEAwards honored ten first-generation immigrant business leaders helping local New Jersey communities thrive.
On Wednesday, November 20th, Einstein’s Alley along with eleven other business groups, associations, local and bi-national chambers of commerce in NJ hosted the 1st Annual NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Award Program at the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship-Silberman College of Business-Fairleigh Dickinson University. The NJIEAwards honored ten first-generation immigrant business leaders helping local New Jersey communities thrive. The awardees
An editorial in today’s Trenton Times (November 6, 2013) indicates that the economic and social impact of immigration cannot go unnoticed. They quoted a recent report by the independent, non-partisan Center for American Progress. That report “anticipates an economic boost of $832 billion-$50 billion in New Jersey alone-over the next 10 years in terms of
Excerpt from Thomas L. Friendman column in The New York Times September 14, 2013 "...It's easy to be depressed about America these days. We've got messes aplenty abroad and the Republican-dominated House of Representatives is totally paralyzed. Indeed, the G.O.P.-led House has become a small-minded, parochial place, where collaboration is considered treason, where science is