Immigrants Help U.S. Business; H-1B Cap a Threat

By RICHARD SPRINGER
Via India-West Staff Reporter

Immigrants in the U.S. from 1990-2005 founded 25 percent of all public
venture-backed companies and about 40 percent of the high-technology
start-ups operating today, according to a study issued recently by the
Arlington, Va.-based National Venture Capital Association.

Immigrant-founded or co-founded companies achieved a market capitalization of more than $500 billion in the 15-year period.

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