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Immigrant, Inc.: Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy (and How They Will Save the American Worker)

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A provocative look at the remarkable contributions of high-skill immigrant entrepreneurs in America Both a revelation and a call-to-action, Immigrant, Inc. explores the uncommon skill and drive of America's new immigrants and their knack for innovation and entrepreneurship. From the techies who created icons of the new economy-Intel, Google, eBay and Sun Microsystems-to th ...more
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by John Wiley & Sons (first published 2009)
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Art
Jul 20, 2014 Art rated it really liked it
An eye-opening book. Written five years ago, some of the facts and arguments seemed slightly dated. Since the book published, for example, the US conducted its 2010 census, which seems like a cornucopia of data for this discussion.

This book describes the new immigrants, those who came here after 1965, when immigrant restrictions eased. In particular, the book discusses immigrant entrepreneurs, those who come here to a land of opportunity.

Three stages for the entrepreneurial immigrant: Survival
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Jeramey
Aug 19, 2014 Jeramey rated it it was ok
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If I had read this in 2009, not 2014, I might have liked it more. Instead it seems like a brief argument (and one I 100% agree with) drawn out by using countless individual stories.

The more familiar you are with the topic, the less I suspect you'll get out of the book.
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