With its flawed immigration policies, the U.S. has created an immigrant exodus. This has been bad for the U.S. but great for the world.
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 13, 2015
From the tobacco fields of Jamestown to the research labs of the Silicon Valley, foreign entrepreneurs with fresh, creative ideas have forged business and industry to create good, solid American jobs. Indeed, immigration and innovation together are an important part of the American story.
But increasingly, the US is making it extremely difficult for those same entrepreneurs to put their ideas to work here. While American universities attract and embrace some of the world best and brightest, our government repeatedly has failed to create the critically needed legal path that would allow those same foreigners to launch new Startup companies in the U.S.
Seattle-based immigration attorney Tahmina Watson has documented that history and offers a powerful analysis of this debilitating issue in her new book available on Amazon:
Vivek Wadhwa comments, “With its flawed immigration policies, the U.S. has created an immigrant exodus. This has been bad for the U.S. but great for the world—with entrepreneurship booming the world over. Yet many of these entrepreneurs still want to come to Silicon Valley because of its powerful networks and diversity. Getting them here would be a big win for the U.S. and their home countries. The Startup Visa that Tahmina writes about is critical to facilitating this, and her book is a must read for policy makers.”
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About Tahmina Watson
An immigrant herself from the UK with Bangladeshi heritage, Tahmina specializes in employment and investor-based visas. Her experience navigating the murky U.S. immigration system on her clients' behalf along with her no-nonsense approach to finding a solution has made her a leading voice on this timely issue.
Her expertise is sought out by members of Congress, as well as those in the media and Tahmina has shared her views on the U.S.' failure to address this problem at conferences such as SXSW and the SATX Global Innovators.