New data from the U.S. census paints an even more detailed picture of just how diverse New Jersey is. Already a state with one of the most racially and ethnically varied populations in the nation, New Jersey has some of the most diverse counties in America. Middlesex County ranks 20th and Essex 21st as the most […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Northwest Arkansas, where the Ozark Mountains rise, used to be a sleepy corner of the state, its only claim to fame that Sam Walton opened a five-and-dime in Bentonville and the first Walmart store in nearby Rogers — outposts that became the seeds of a global retail empire. The founders of Tyson […]
Moderna, Pfizer, Google, Tesla. These iconic companies are helping to drive the 21st century economy. Collectively they employ hundreds of thousands of Americans. And all were started by immigrants. Their founders also had to overcome unnecessary barriers that have blocked the path of other foreign-born entrepreneurs. We have seen this saga too many times: An […]
The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled an outline of its full strategy on immigration, with activists and advocacy groups decrying a new push for expedited removals. The 21-point plan released by the White House comes as the administration is taking flak from both sides of the aisle: from the left over the call for swift deportations, […]
Tourism along the Jersey Shore is booming. But as the busiest month of the season approaches, business owners say there’s a hiring crisis. “Basically every single business that directly or indirectly is involved in your vacation is under-staffed and overworked and the problem is only getting worse every day with students and teachers working summer jobs […]
Being a nation of immigrants isn’t just part of America’s identity, it’s part of the growth engine that’s made us the most powerful and prosperous country in the world. But today our immigration system is broken and in desperate need of repair. While for many years, the Chamber has talked about immigration’s national implications, it is foremost a local story. […]
After years of failed bipartisan talks on immigration reform, Democrats in Congress are pushing to go it alone and legalize millions of undocumented immigrants. They’re hoping to provide a path to citizenship to several key groups: undocumented “DREAMers” who came to the US as children; people with Temporary Protected Status, a form of humanitarian protection typically […]