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White House Asks: Immigrant Entrepreneurship

Summary: 
As part of our White House Asks series, we asked our Twitter followers and Facebook fans, “What do these new policies enabling immigrant entrepreneurship mean to you?” Cecilia Muñoz, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, respond to some of the feedback that we received.

The administration recently announced a series of new policies and outreach efforts that will help drive the nation’s economy by making it easier for high-skill immigrants to start businesses and create American jobs. With the help of streamlining and clarification of current immigration policies, America can continue to out-innovate and out-compete the world in a global economy.

As part of our White House Asks series, we asked our Twitter followers and Facebook fans, “What do these new policies enabling immigrant entrepreneurship mean to you?” We wanted to take some time to respond to some of the thoughtful and interesting feedback that we received: