Delmont: Entrepreneurs and inventors create jobs — it’s that simple. Our immigration laws should be that simple, too. The economic history of this country is intertwined with (if not built on) the perseverance, audacity and ingenuity of immigrants.
After four years mired in a recession, we should recognize and embrace this truth — but, instead, we choose to reject it. Immigration policies remain stringent, even though this is the time when we need innovation and entrepreneurship most.
Quite simply, our immigration policies prevent risk-taking foreign entrepreneurs from coming here and building businesses that will put Americans back to work and get our economy going again. No visa exists explicitly for the purpose of letting a person come to America to start a business