Quiros and the then-president of Jay Peak, William Stenger, were accused last year by the SEC and by Vermont of misusing more than $200 million raised from foreign investors through the EB-5 visa program for developments at or near the ski resort. Stenger has settled with the SEC. Quiros, of Miami, has agreed to not participate in any EB-5 offerings and to not act as...
The Trump administration's crackdown on immigration is likely responsible for a slowdown in Hispanics' spending, says Jefferies.
Edward Conard, former Bain managing director, weighs in on tax reform and immigration.
LISBON, Portugal— A trade union representing inspectors at Portugal's immigration service says a strike planned for Thursday and Friday is going ahead after the government gave no response to its demands for more staff and resources. The 48- hour walkout is expected to cause lengthy waiting lines at airport passport controls, though the inspectors are...
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S. Brown, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon agreed to advance a package...
In recent years, an influx of refugees, largely from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, sparked a furious backlash across Europe, Newsweek reports.
MIAMI— Maribel Resendiz and her husband came to the U.S. from Mexico, sold cool drinks to workers in the tomato fields of South Florida and eventually opened a bustling shop in a strip mall offering fruit smoothies and tacos. "I am afraid the police will stop me, call immigration, and they will take me away to Mexico," Resendiz said while cutting fruit for smoothies.
NEW YORK— Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners— they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs that are staying open. McMahon's observations matched owners' self-assessments in surveys...
Solomon Trujillo, Trujillo Group Investments chairman and Latino Donor Collaborative co-chairman, discusses how Latinos could help boost the economy past the 2% GDP growth. He reacts to the CEOS leaving the president's manufacturing council in light of his comments about the riots in Charlottesville.
Accusations that Trump is racist have never made Republican politicians abandon him in large numbers.
Environmental watchers raise alarm over climate refugees, millions of whom could be displaced by the effects of a warming globe.
MANCHESTER, N.H.— Inspired by the success of a Southern New Hampshire University program that allows hundreds of refugees in Rwanda to access its courses, a group of anonymous donors approached its president with a challenge: What would it take to educate 50,000 refugees each year? After some discussion, the donors agreed last month to provide $10 million to the...
A plan to slash legal immigration backed by President Donald Trump would cause U.S. GDP and jobs to dip over time, a Wharton analysis says.
The argument for low-skilled immigration is not just about filling an employment hole, N.Y. Times reports.
President Donald Trump embraced legislation to reduce immigration, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari urged residents of South Dakota to embrace newcomers instead. "Just going to math, if a big source of economic growth is population growth, and your population growth slows, either because you restrict immigration or because you have...
President Donald Trump has made no serious effort to attract the majority of Americans who did not support his campaign.
Todd Schulte, FWD.us president, breaks down his opposition to President Trump's efforts to place restrictions on legal immigration.
Merit-based immigration policies are more compassionate and supporters will have to prove it to win the argument, says Jake Novak.
Francisco D’Souza, Cognizant CEO, discusses whether the RAISE Act proposed by President Trump will impact his company.
Donald Trump cites incorrect figures for the number of people the U.S. agreed to vet and consider resettling. Malcolm Turnbull corrects him.