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Business group releases study showing benefits of expanding Visa Waiver Program

December 18, 2014

The Partnership for a New American Economy on Monday released a new study showing how expanding the Visa Waiver Program to six new countries – Brazil, Hong Kong, Israel, Poland, South Africa, and Turkey – would result in $7.66 billion additional spending and 50,000 American jobs within five years. “Tourism is such an important part of Colorado’s…

Poll: Democrats start 2016 with advantage among Latinos

December 18, 2014

Republican leaders have spent two years since the 2012 election warning that the party needs to improve its standing with Latino voters. But things aren’t looking any better heading into 2016 presidential election, according to the latest NBC/WSJ/Telemundo poll. Some 61% of Latino voters reported that they could see themselves pulling the lever for Hillary Clinton…

Reddit cofounder: The next Google is one visa away from leaving U.S.

December 18, 2014

Antiquated visa policies could be the downfall of the U.S. tech boom. That’s the warning that Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian is sounding.   “Although America leads the world right now, we’ve led the world in plenty of other industries before and seen that evaporate,” said Ohanian, who recently rejoined Reddit as its executive chairman. Ohanian has…

Report: Nevada Hispanics increasingly helping drive state’s economy

December 17, 2014

The Hispanic community is a growing force driving Nevada’s economy, boosting demand for goods, services and homes. While the community’s full economic impact is difficult to gauge — in part, due to underreporting of income in U.S. Census Bureau data — a study released last week by the Partnership for a New American Economy gives a glimpse….

New Study Shows Smarter Tourist Visa Laws Would Add More Than $7.5 Billion in Revenue and 50,000 Jobs Within Five Years

December 17, 2014

The Partnership for a New American Economy today released a new study showing how expanding the Visa Waiver Program to six new countries – Brazil, Hong Kong, Israel, Poland, South Africa, and Turkey – would result in $7.66 billion additional spending and 50,000 American jobs within five years. “Expanding the number of Visa Waver Program countries could…

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