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Latino Immigrant Entrepreneurs

How to Capitalize on Their Economic Potential

September 10, 2012

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Overview

Latino immigrant entrepreneurs are making important yet largely overlooked contributions to the U.S. economy. With expanding Latino markets at home and abroad, their economic impact is set to grow. But roadblocks stand in the way. Policy changes--including visa reform, improving access to credit, and a more ambitious trade agenda with Latin American countries--would help the United States unlock the full potential of its Latino immigrant entrepreneurs.

Alexandra Starr

Emerson Fellow, New America Foundation

See CFR Senior Fellow and Renewing America Director Edward Alden's accompanying blog post here.

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