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Honoring America’s Foreign-Born Soldiers

May 25, 2015

Five Stories of Bravery and Patriotism Serving in the military has always been considered a patriotic and quintessentially American activity. And like so many things in America that have benefitted from immigration – from our cutting edge technology companies to our top-flight universities – our military owes much of its success to the contributions of…

Louisville’s immigrant labor force is larger than national average, study finds

May 21, 2015

Louisville’s percentage of immigrants in its work force is higher than the national average and higher than in peer cities Cincinnati, Nashville and St. Louis, according to a study released by Americas Society, Council of the Americas and the Partnership for a New American Economy. The Partnership for a New American Economy is a bipartisan…

Immigration and Louisville

May 21, 2015

Find out about the contributions of new Americans in Louisville.

Tech and immigration: ‘PJ’ stays for now, but Echo Labs’ fate up in the air

May 21, 2015

You might have heard about the campaign to “Let PJ Stay.” Well, PJ — a Belgian entrepreneur whose student visa was set to expire soon and who had recently become the face of tech’s push for immigration reform — gets to stay. But he and his company may have to leave the U.S. anyway. Pierre-Jean “PJ” Cobut,…

Republicans Hope To Avoid Mitt Romney’s Mistakes On Immigration

May 21, 2015

WASHINGTON — In the summer of 2011, as then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry was preparing to announce his run for the Republican presidential nomination, top aides to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney set about figuring out how to beat him. They found a potential weak spot: immigration. Perry had expressed some views, such as supporting in-state…

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