January 29, 2013
In Immigrant, Inc., authors Robert Smith and Richard Herman explain how highly skilled and talented immigrants contribute to the U.S. economy through innovation and entrepreneurship.
Both a revelation and a call-to-action, Immigrant, Inc. explores the uncommon skill and drive of America's new immigrants and their knack for innovation and entrepreneurship. From the techies who created icons of the new economy – Intel, Google, eBay and Sun Microsystems – to the young engineers tinkering with solar power and next-generation car batteries, immigrants have proven themselves to be America's competitive advantage.
With a focus on legal immigrants and their odyssey from homeland to start-up, this unique book
- Explores the psyche, cultural nuances, skills, and business strategies that help immigrants achieve remarkable success
- Explains how immigrants will create the American jobs of the future – if we let them
Written by an immigration lawyer who represents immigrant entrepreneurs and a journalist who specializes in international culture, the authors have a front-row seat to this phenomenon, offering a fascinating glimpse into the mindset of the most persistent entrepreneurs of the era.