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  • India’s super-rich club grows second fastest in world

    Indian economy may be facing a downturn, but all is not doom and gloom. A global wealth and investment report says India has recorded the second highest increase in the number of high net worth individuals (HNWI) – those having investable assets worth over $1 million. India saw a steep decline in the number of… Read More »

    Sep 30, 2013
  • EB-5 Investor Visa Program Needs Better Oversight, Regulation | Commentary

    The job of overhauling the nation’s immigration system is not getting any easier, but as Congress gets more detailed in its analysis of what elements should be kept, what should be discarded and what should be amended, good ideas for improving the system as a whole are coming to the fore. One such good idea… Read More »

    Sep 24, 2013
  • U.S. High-Skilled Immigration, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Empirical Approaches and Evidence

    In the 2008 Current Population Survey, immigrants represented 16 percent of the United States workforce with a bachelor’s education. Moreover, immigrants accounted for 29 percent of the growth in this workforce during the 1995-2008 period. Exceeding these strong overall contributions, the role of immigrants within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields is even more… Read More »

    Sep 24, 2013
  • Moving over US and UK, Indians prefer to study down under

    Australian Universities are once again attracting Indian students, as is reflected by the 50% increase in the number of Indian students joining these universities in the first half of 2013 as compared to the corresponding period in 2012. “There were 4,081 new commencements in the first half of 2013, a 50% increase on the 2,714… Read More »

    Sep 24, 2013
  • EB-5 program grant approved, again

    The Center for Economic Growth has been approved—again—for a $125,000 state grant to help finance the creation of an EB-5 center in the Albany, NY area. Under the federal EB-5 program, foreign nationals may receive a permanent green card if they invest at least $500,000 in a company or development project that will create at least… Read More »

    Sep 24, 2013
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