A coalition of business and advocacy groups just announced the 2014 New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneurs Awards. In response to the question “Why did these New Jersey groups come together to support the New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards?,” nj.com reports that “[p]erhaps the answer can found in the comments of Ryan Lilienthal, representing AJC New Jersey, […]
The Partnership for a New American Economy just released a report that demonstrates the negative impact on U.S. workers by our immigration system that severely limits the number of H-1B visas available to foreign national professional workers. Click here for more information.
The Wall Street Journal reports that North Carolina Republican Representative Renee Ellmers defeated a primary challenger, who framed his campaign around an anti-immigrant platform. Representative Ellmers supports comprehensive immigration reform. This result of this primary election strengthens the hand of GOP officials that hope to advance immigration legislation, and may be glue that binds a […]
Thanks to a deal struck between Governor Chris Christie and NJ Democratic leaders, New Jersey will join the growing number of states providing in-state tuition rates to undocumented young people in New Jersey. The move comes as Governor Christie eyes the possibility of a presidential run, and immigration reform takes center stage at the nationally. […]
Ryan Lilienthal makes the case for immigration reform in a U.S. 1 Newspaper article. The article details Mr. Lilienthal’s family history, including the refugee experience of his grandparents who fled Nazi persecution, and those unable to get out of Europe. Click here for the article.
The MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce is hosting a timely event about immigration reform and how it will benefit your company. Business leaders, government officials, nonprofits and prominent leaders will discuss the effect of current U.S. immigration policy on New Jersey businesses and jobs; the economic impact of immigration reform in the state, and their effort […]
NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards Honor First Winners at New, Annual Program Madison, NJ— On Wednesday, November 20th, twelve business groups, advocacy organizations, associations, local and bi-national chambers of commerce in NJ hosted the 1st Annual NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Award (NJIEA) Program at the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship, part of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of […]
A coalition of New Jersey business, religious and advocacy groups announced the winners of the first annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards. The Awards showcase the huge contribution immigrants make to New Jersey’s economy. Here is a link to an article about the Awards: http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2013/11/three_mercer_county_business_owners_nominated_for_new_jersey_immigrant_entrepreneur_awards.html
Ryan Lilienthal joined a group of business leaders in Washington, DC to make the case for immigration reform. The lobby event was extensively covered in the news. Click here for an article appearing in The New York Times.
As part of a nationwide effort led by the Partnership for a New American Economy, more than 100 colleges and university from 10 states across the country sent letters to their congressional delegations today calling for immigration reform to be passed this year. See here for more information.