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BALLOT MEASURE 105 COULD COST OREGON MORE THAN $329 MILLION IN GDP

PORTLAND, OR - As Oregon voters consider Ballot Measure 105 ahead of the November 6 election, new research from New American Economy...

NEW AMERICAN ECONOMY FALL 2018 COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP

New American Economy is seeking a New York City-based paid Communications Intern to assist in creating, editing, and posting content...

 
 
 

GAMBIAN IMMIGRANT ELECTED MADISON CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

The list of Samba Baldeh's volunteerism is long. A partial tally alone includes work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Habitat...

AFTER SERVING U.S. IN WARTIME, IRAQI IMMIGRANT FINDS NEW PURPOSE IN MADISON

Saif Al Saedi grew up in a family of seven children in Baghdad. He was 16 years old when U.S. forces invaded the capital city and 17...

 
 
 

CROSS-BORDER LOVE STORY LEADS TO SMALL BUSINESS IN WISCONSIN

Theirs is the age-old love story, right? The young man is a musician from Mission, Texas, with a record deal that requires promotion...

NAE STATEMENT ON ADMINISTRATION'S PROPOSED CHANGE TO PUBLIC CHARGE GROUND OF INADMISSIBILITY

Following the announcement of the Trump Administration's proposed change to public charge ground of inadmissibility, New American Economy...

 
 
 

AFTER A CAREER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, CAMBODIAN IMMIGRANT FOCUSES ON COMMUNITY

In 1978, after receiving a computer science degree from American University in Washington, D.C., Pasin Chanou knew that he could not...

THAI IMMIGRANT BRINGS YEARS OF RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE TO ST. PAUL

Yuwadee Poophakumpanart first visited the United States in 2005. Her brother, also from Thailand, had married an American woman and...

 
 
 

NURSING HOME STAFFED BY IMMIGRANTS FILLS URGENT HEALTHCARE NEEDS

John Barker bought the bankrupt Commonwealth Care Center, a nursing home in northwest St. Paul, in 1991 and vowed to “make it a place...

ETHIOPIAN IMMIGRANTS MOTIVATED TO EXPAND HOME HEALTHCARE BUSINESS

Abe Dalu, who is from Oromia, Ethiopia, has a PhD in toxicology and experience in preclinical drug safety assessment. His wife, Aster,...

 
 
 

GROCERY BUSINESS STARTED BY INDIAN IMMIGRANTS THRIVES IN GRAND RAPIDS

When Sonal and Ramesh Patel built a house in Cascade, in southeast Grand Rapids, in 2011, they quickly noticed something missing: an...

ENTREPRENEURS RAISED IN MEXICO GIVE BACK THROUGH BUSINESS TRAINING

Although Ruben Ramos was born in the United States, his family returned to their village in the Sierra Madre Mountains, in Mexico,...

 
 
 

FILIPINO IMMIGRANT BRINGS HIGH FASHION TO GRAND RAPIDS

When pressed, Romel “RC” Caylan, a rising design star, may describe himself as a kind of fashion ambassador for Grand Rapids. Truth...

FOREIGN-BORN RESIDENTS CONTRIBUTED $3.3 BILLION TO KENT COUNTY GDP IN 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Immigrants in Kent County contributed $3.3 billion to the county's GDP in 2016 and paid $214 million in federal...

 
 
 
Mexican Immigrant Turns a Single Taqueria into a $25M Restaurant Group

MEXICAN IMMIGRANT TURNS A SINGLE TAQUERIA INTO A $25M RESTAURANT GROUP

Vicente Del Rio opened his first taquería while studying accounting in Mexico City - so when he came to Los Angeles in 2005 on an investor's...

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IMMIGRANT TO DENVER FOUNDS DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL THAT ATTRACTS 120,000 ATTENDEES ANNUALLY

When Taiwanese Chinese immigrant Ding-Wen Hsu followed her engineer husband from Iowa to Denver after he received a job offer as a...

UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT FROM MEXICO HELPS HOUSTON STUDENTS “REACH THEIR DREAMS, TOO”

Carlos Sotelo was born in Mexico and brought to Houston undocumented as a baby. His parents worked low-income jobs and, after his father...

 
 
 
Argentinian Immigrant Provides Legal Advocacy to Families Across Nebraska and Southwest Iowa

ARGENTINIAN IMMIGRANT PROVIDES LEGAL ADVOCACY TO FAMILIES ACROSS NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA

As executive director of Immigrant Legal Center, Argentinian immigrant Emiliano Lerda provides legal advocacy to families across Nebraska...

Immigrant from China Builds Business in Seattle to Aid Other Immigrants with Naturalization

IMMIGRANT FROM CHINA BUILDS BUSINESS IN SEATTLE TO AID OTHER IMMIGRANTS WITH NATURALIZATION

Two years ago, Chinese native Xiao Wang founded Boundless Immigration , a Seattle-based business that has helped over 30,000 immigrants...

 
 
 



Woman caught on camera running to stranger's door, abandoning 2-year-old boy

Woman caught on camera running to stranger's door, abandoning 2-year-old boy

The woman could be seen running toward the front door of the home while lifting the child in the air by one arm. Read more ...

Ex-USA Gymnastics head accused of tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

Ex-USA Gymnastics head accused of tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation... Read more ...

Powerball jackpot soars to $430 million

Powerball jackpot soars to $430 million

No one won the jackpot in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, bringing the jackpot to $430 million. Read more ...

Trump threatens to deploy military, close border over migrant ‘caravan'

Trump threatens to deploy military, close border over migrant ‘caravan'

President Trump threatened to mobilize the military and even close the border if Mexico fails to stop the thousands of migrants heading toward the United States. “I must, in... Read more ...

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

HOUSTON - From this point forward, will Red Sox Nation hold a special place in its heart for Country Joe? It will if Alex Cora's guys keep stomping their way through October... Read more ...

Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

The Los Angeles Dodgers moved past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Wednesday, putting them one win away from a return trip to the World Series. Read more ...

Former USA Gymnastics President Arrested For Tampering With Nassar Evidence

Former USA Gymnastics President Arrested For Tampering With Nassar Evidence

Steve Penny was arrested in Tennessee on a warrant from Texas alleging that he destroyed or hid documents related to Larry Nassar's conduct. Penny's is the first arrest of an... Read more ...

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Don McGahn is no longer White House counsel, according to reports. Read more ...

Interfering Astros fan goes on the attack against ‘joke' ump

Interfering Astros fan goes on the attack against ‘joke' ump

It might not be a Jeffrey Maier or Steve Bartman situation, but Astros fan Troy Caldwell added another controversial fan interference moment to the MLB playoff lexicon during... Read more ...

Thousands flee East Bay homes due to gas pipeline risk

Thousands flee East Bay homes due to gas pipeline risk

Thousands of people have evacuated their East Bay homes because a natural gas pipeline is at risk in Contra Costa County. Read more ...