Desi Mom Diaries: Bringing Up Baby in America

Desi Mom Diaries: Bringing Up Baby in America

Deepika Jain, shares what she’s learned about raising children in America. When you’re a new, financially insecure immigrant, raising a child isn’t easy. This is especially true if your new country is vastly different culturally from your home country, as is the United States compared to India.   My husband and I arrived in USA […]

Accelerating Growth of Immigrant Entrepreneurs in New Jersey 2

Accelerating Growth of Immigrant Entrepreneurs in New Jersey

  New Jersey’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is helping to create a new generation of entrepreneurs with a program to accelerate the inclusion of  recent immigrants into the business community Hispanic Entrepreneur Training Program The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCCNJ) has created a groundbreaking program to help create new business owners among the approximately 1.5 […]

Meet New Jersey's Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year 1

Celebrating New Jersey’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs

New Jersey’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs Contribution Recognized. NJIEA, a broad-based coalition of New Jersey businesses and trade organizations recently celebrated immigrant entrepreneurship with their fourth annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards on November 2, 2016 The Awards program was created to recognize and honor the past and present contributions of immigrant business owners in the State of New Jersey. […]

Hollywood Helps Celebrate "Immigrant Heritage Month" in June

Hollywood Helps Celebrate “Immigrant Heritage Month” in June

Launched by President Obama in 2014, Immigrant Heritage Month is celebrating it’s third anniversary in June by teaming up with more than 50 high-profile artists and entertainers to reclaim the word immigrant and encourage others to do the same. “We are a nation of immigrants, and I hope we have the wisdom to understand that […]

Election 2016: Trump Inspires More Immigrants to Seek Citizenship

Election 2016: Trump Inspires More Immigrants to Seek Citizenship

With all his rivals swept aside, Donald Trump has inspired enough Republican primary voters to virtually clinch the GOP nomination. But while his notorious rhetoric about building walls and banning Muslims clearly appeal to some, the controversial billionaire appears to have inspired another huge swath of voters: Immigrants. The Economic Times reports that tens of […]