Nigerians-Americans are the most educated in the U.S.

Nigerians-Americans are the most educated in the U.S.

Nigerian-Americans are currently one of the country’s most successful immigrant communities, with a median household income of $62,351, compared to $57,617 nationally. According to the Migrations Policy Institute: – 29% of Nigerian-Americans over the age of 25...
Reshma Saujani – Founder & CEO of Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani – Founder & CEO of Girls Who Code

The first Indian-American woman to run for Congress. She founded her tech organization in 2012 with the goal of teaching 1 million girls to code by 2020. Her family is from India but she was born in Berwyn, Illinois. Her story: – In 1973, Saujani’s parents found...
Immigrants Fuel Innovation In The US

Immigrants Fuel Innovation In The US

A study shows that immigrants play a leading role in innovation and economic growth in the United States. Key findings of the report include: – 76% of patents at the top 10 patent-producing U.S. universities had at least one foreign-born inventor. –...
2 Reasons to Apply for an EB-5 Visa

2 Reasons to Apply for an EB-5 Visa

The EB-5 investor visa program allows those who make a qualifying investment in the United States the opportunity to obtain a Green Card and eventually become a U.S. citizen. The US also offers exciting business opportunities to entrepreneurial individuals. Here are a...
Expanded Ellis Island Immigrant Records 1820-1957 Online

Expanded Ellis Island Immigrant Records 1820-1957 Online

FamilySearch and The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. announced that the entire collection of Ellis Island New York Passenger Arrival Lists from 1820 to 1957 are now available online on both websites. Why this is great? – Over 100 million...