Tagged: immigration

Kickstarter Joins Amicus Brief to Stand Up For America’s Welcoming Immigrants Tradition

Kickstarter announced on Monday it has joined an amicus brief, alongside nearly 100 American companies, to stand up for America’s welcoming immigrant traditions. According to Kickstarter, the brief reads: “Immigrants make many of the Nation’s greatest discoveries, and create some of the country’s most innovative and… Read More

Kickstarter On President Trump’s Immigration & Refugee Order: We Stand With Those Harmed By This Order

Less than a week after President Trump signed an immigration and refugee executive order on seven countries in the middle east (Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen), crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced it is going against the new President’s decision and siding with those… Read More

FoundersClub Responds: Each Immigrant FC Founder Creates 159 US Jobs

In a recent post, FoundersClub Christopher Steiner reflected on current concerns with the US’ newest president and hostile immigration policy, “The last five days have led to a great deal of introspection across industries regarding relationships with, and even dependencies on, the greatest American ally of… Read More

Indiegogo CEO Responds to President Trump’s Immigration Restrictions & Announces Refugee Crowdfunding Campaign

Following President Trump’s now infamous immigration and refugee restrictions going into effect for seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia and Yemen), Indiegogo CEO, Dave Mandelbrot, announced he and his team have launched a crowdfunding campaign dedicated to the refugees that are currently in the… Read More

Brief: Former Mexican Diplomat Seeks $100,000 Through Indiegogo Life to Help Chef José Andrés With Donald Trump Lawsuit

Following the announcement of real estate mogul Donald Trump suing celebrity chef, José Andrés, a former Mexican diplomat, Jorge Guajardo, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo Life to help the chef with his legal battle. According to International Business Times, Andrés pulled out of his deal in July… Read More

Crowdfunding EB-5 Foreign Investors: A Path to US Citizenship

Billions of dollars have flowed into U.S. companies through a little known program known as “EB-5”.  EB-5 is an immigrant investor program created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors.  The program is administered… Read More

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