Internationals behind quarter of US billion-dollar startups

Miriam Feldblum, executive director of the Presidents’ Alliance, also noted the “immense contributions” of immigrants and international students.

“These students are resilient and talented. They are ambitious – for themselves and the world,” she told The PIE.

The brief detailed all the international student entrepreneurs who have founded billion-dollar companies, multiple large-scale businesses known across the world are present.

Feldblum also mentioned that the successes written made her think about the opportunities “lost because of our outdated immigration systems”.

“There is no doubt that each year we do not implement immigration reform and a national recruitment and retention strategy for international students translates into enormous losses for all of us – for the students and their families, colleges and universities, and the US economy and society,” Feldblum insisted.

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