Category: Economics

Social Security and Immigration: Setting the Record Straight

Ready or not, folks, we’re less than 15 months away from the 2020 elections. And while there are a number of hot-button topics for candidates from both parties to discuss, the future of Social Security, and how immigration impacts our…
Immigrant-owned Businesses Contribute Billions to U.S. Economy

Immigrants in the U.S. are twice as likely to start businesses as their native counterparts for a myriad of reasons, generating at least $1 trillion in annual sales revenue, per the New American Economy (NAE). Driving the news: President Trump…
Employees Revolt Over Immigration

Employees at several big companies, including Google and Whole Foods, are revolting against their bosses for accepting work from government agencies that enforce the Trump administration’s immigration policies. Why it matters: The immigration debate has become so polarizing under President…
Chicken Plants See Little Fallout From Immigration Raids

Federal agents carried out one of the largest immigration raids in recent history this week, arresting nearly 700 workers at chicken processing plants in Mississippi. But you can still buy a rotisserie bird at your local supermarket tonight for less…
Delays in Immigration Filings Hurt US Companies

As a business immigration attorney, I work on a daily basis with U.S companies and employees who share with me the immigration and business challenges they face. Such as, development organizations in Silicon Valley on the cutting edge of artificial…
Immigration Can Continue To Make America Great, If We Let It!

At a recent event, one of my former high school classmates who today is a distinguished Stanford University professor asked me whether there was much immigration legal work in Pittsburgh.  He then commented that 80 percent of his graduate students…