The Department of Homeland Security last week proposed a rule change to America’s immigration laws that would allow foreign born entrepeanurs building new companies in the United States temporary legal entry for up to five years. To qualify an applicant would have to show that they play a central role, and hole a significant ownership stake, in an American company founded in the last three years. The rule change would not require congressional approval and it marks the latest move by the Obama Administartion to expand America’s immigration policies in the face of congressional inaction on the issue. Read more via the NY Times.
Meet the people behind the products. From semi-conductors to Jet engine turbines – from apple pie filling to smoked salmon – from cosmetics to high definition micro displays – Council members make the products that make the world run. Through our podcast we introduce listeners to the people who own, work in, and support these businesses, businesses that together are the Council of Industry. We learn about their products and career paths. We learn about their leadership styles and their passion for their work. We learn about their challenges and their opportunities. In the process we learn more about manufacturing and why it is such a vital sector of our economy- vital to our region’s prosperity, our security and our future.