On Small Business: immigration


Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Small business weekly: Senate approves immigration bill, House considers health-care changes

The biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, business, immigration, senate, congress, obama, politics

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Small business weekly: On immigration and capital formation, regulatory delays stifling entrepreneurs

A review of the biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:00 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, politics, immigration, jobs act, congress

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Small business weekly: GSA’s struggles, Obamacare’s rules and Bono’s investment

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:30 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, business, irs, immigration, obama, bono

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Opinion: On its own, E-Verify places too heavy a burden on small businesses

Three employers explain why the system should be mandated only if part of a broader immigration deal.

By David Borris, Cristina McNeil and ReShonda Young  |  10:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, business, e-verify, politics, congress, gang of eight

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Small business weekly: STEM scrutiny, sales tax and smartphone breathalyzers

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, business, economy, hiring, startups, congress

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Opinion: Washington’s immigration solutions must address shortage of computer developers, engineers

A number of founders explain why their young firms are in desperate need of immigration reform.

By Shane Snow  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, jobs, economy, start-ups, talent, congress

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Obama emphasizes his plans for small business taxes, skilled immigrants during news conference

During his press conference, the president addressed two of the most pressing concerns for start-ups and small businesses.

By J.D. Harrison  |  03:10 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, economy, fiscal cliff, taxes, immigration

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Study: Shortage of skilled workers vastly overstated

New research challenges calls for easier immigration paths for highly skilled, foreign-born workers and entrepreneurs.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, politics, entrepreneurs

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Call to Congress: Rescue the farm labor market by legalizing experienced migrant workers

An advocate for the farm labor force responds to a column published earlier this week.

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Tags:  immigration, farm labor

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 03/16/2012

Why immigrant workers are critical to the economic recovery

Analysis of government data shows that foreign-born workers represent a disproportionately high share of the labor force in half of the fastest-growing sectors in the economy.

By J.D. Harrison  |  03:50 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration