(OPINION) America needs a startup visa program to aid entrepreneurs

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 entrepreneur has a great idea, top-notch team, and backing from a venture capitalist but cannot start a new American company.

Barry Eggers, The Mercury News, July 31, 2021
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