TITLE

A Myth Dies Hard

AUTHOR(S)
Camarota, Steven A.; Krikorian, Mark
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
National Review;2/21/2000, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the entrepreneurial activities of immigrants in the U.S., as of February 2000. Immigrant businesses are said to be revitalizing neighborhoods in the country. The entry of 700,000 to 900,000 legal immigrants in the U.S. annually has wide ranging effects on the country. Immigrant entrepreneurship contributes to offset some immigration costs. There is no definite proof that immigrants are particularly entrepreneurial. The actual self-employment patterns of all immigrants and natives are presented.
ACCESSION #
2764878

 

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