Immigration and Innovation

Immigrant inventors and business leaders have continuously helped the American economy prosper.

For generations, hard-working immigrants have come to the United States, started their own companies and created millions of American jobs. Foreign-born entrepreneurs, scientists and inventors have been vital to establishing America as a world leader in business, technology and innovation. Yet, America’s immigration system too often blocks future leaders from bringing their talent and hard work to help build the American economy. To remain a leader in an increasingly competitive global economy, the United States must attract and keep the best, brightest, and hardest working people from all corners of the world.

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New American Economy is a bipartisan research and advocacy organization fighting for smart federal, state, and local immigration policies that help grow our economy and create jobs for all Americans. More…