My testimony to Congress about foreign students, the reverse brain drain, and American competitiveness
By vivekwadhwa on 01 Jan 2012
Below is the text of my testimony. If you wish to download a PDF of this, here is the link. And here is a piece in the Washington Post by Emi Kolawole about the Hearing.
Statement of Vivek Wadhwa
Committee on the Judiciary
By vivekwadhwa on 11 Dec 2011
In 1980, when I came to the United States to study, this was the only land of opportunity for skilled immigrants like me. It took less than 18 months for me to get a permanent resident visa, and I became a citizen as soon as I became eligible five years later. I came here to study, but ended up founding two technology companies, which employed hundreds of Americans.
By bayareadesi team on 08 Jul 2011
Farhana Huq started her own organization called C.E.O. Women that allows immigrant and refugee women become more self-sufficient by teaching them how to start their own business and learning vocational English as a second language (ESL) courses.
By vivekwadhwa on 09 Mar 2011
NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw visited Silicon Valley last month to meet immigrant entrepreneurs. At Microsoft’s Mountain View campus, he met with a dozen of them.
By vivekwadhwa on 04 Mar 2011
Here are some data that compare Silicon Valley to Boston.