Immigrants make the business world go ’round. Although they make up only 13 percent of the U.S. population, they represent nearly 28 percent of American entrepreneurs.
Companies founded by immigrants tend to stick around, too. Among the current U.S. Fortune 500, more than 40 percent were created by immigrants or the children of immigrants.
Immigrants are not a drain on American resources. They are job creators and drivers of innovation at some of the most successful companies in the nation and across the globe. Take note of these six impactful immigrant entrepreneurs today and how their stories have redefined multibillion-dollar industries.
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