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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…

Why Louisville Needs to Go Global

May 19, 2015

Recently, our region welcomed more than 170,000 visitors from around the country and the world for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. Every year during this time, we show the world the best of what Greater Louisville has to offer. While Derby is a grand show and source of pride for our region and…

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