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Coalition Launches 2014 NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

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, […]

Pro-Immigration GOPer Wins Primary

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 […]

MIDJersey Chamber Hosts Immigration Reform Breakfast Forum on December 13th

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 […]

Ryan Lilienthal gives opening remarks at NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

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 […]

NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards showcase Immigrant Contributions

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