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1 Magazine | 494 Articles | 268 Followers | @FWD_us | FWD.us is an organization started by key leaders in the tech community to promote policies to keep the United States and its citizens competitive in a global economy—including comprehensive immigration reform and education reform.

Read our latest blog from DREAMer Luis, where he shares his personal story and explains why we can no longer wait for immigration reform

We’ve lost over $9 billion in tax revenue since the Senate passed immigration reform last summer

We’ve lost over $9 billion in tax revenue since the Senate passed immigration reform last summer.

Edgar Martirosyan is the owner of Big Mama’s and Papa’s Pizzeria in Los Angeles and an Armenian immigrant

Edgar Martirosyan is the owner of Big Mama’s and Papa’s Pizzeria in Los Angeles and an Armenian immigrant. On Sunday night he was in for a big surprise while delivering an order! Mr. Martirosyan joined Ellen DeGeneres on stage at the Academy Awards and delivered the pizza straight to the star-studded front rows.

Immigrants will continue to leave a lasting impact on Austin and the greater American economy

Immigrants will continue to leave a lasting impact on Austin and the greater American economy. Tell Congress to pass meaningful immigration reform.

Hoy estamos emocionados de anunciar el lanzamiento de Push4Reform en Español, que es una nueva herramienta de activismo que le permite ve…

Hoy estamos emocionados de anunciar el lanzamiento de Push4Reform en Español, que es una nueva herramienta de activismo que le permite ver cuál es la postura de su representante respecto a la reforma migratoria y que le ayuda a fácilmente tomar acción para decirles que usted apoya la reforma. Trate Push4Reform en Español y vea!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from FWD.us! Did you know nearly 12% of the U.S. population reported Irish ancestry in 2008?

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from FWD.us! Did you know nearly 12% of the U.S. population reported Irish ancestry in 2008?

Immigration reform would add $1

Immigration reform would add $1.5 billion to Illinois’ Gross State Product in 2014.

Call Rep. Fred Upton now to thank him for his support of immigration reform!

More Than 600 Businesses Urge Congress to Act on Immigration Reform

Immigrants are helping to grow the economy all across the nation. Take Charlotte, North Carolina for example, where immigrant restaurant owners have …

2.24.14 U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, in conversation with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner

Israel Rojas's immigration story

You constantly hear about the need to cut bureaucratic red tape in order to allow businesses to thrive. Well, I can tell you that the hardest part of …

Israel

"Our #immigration system should celebrate families rather than splitting them apart." -@JaredPolis http://t.co/qfes0Bgs6u

So, The Oscar Statue Was Modeled After An Undocumented Mexican Man

Emilio Fernandez was a Mexican director and actor. He was also an undocumented immigrant who modeled for the famed statue.<p>The Oscar statues that will be handed out on Sunday, were inspired by an unlikely figure in history. A Mexican man who fled Mexico was recommended to be the nude model …

The Oscars

10 Must-See Immigration Related Movies

Immigration plays a key role in the stories of these films every movie lover should see.<p>1. Coming to America<p>A young Eddie Murphy plays Akeem Joffer, a crown prince from the fictional African country of Zamunda. Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Samuel L. Jackson also …

Stephanie Issa's immigration story

I moved to the United States with my mother and siblings when I was six years old from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Both of my parents are originally from …

Chamber urges action on immigration

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce increased pressure on House Republicans to make a move on immigration reform on Tuesday, sending them a letter from more than 600 businesses and other groups urging lawmakers to pass an overhaul this year.<p>The powerful business lobby spearheaded the letter, which …

Rishi Misra's immigration story

My story in the United States began in the fall of 1997. At the age of 18, I left everything I knew - my family and the country I grew up in to …

Green Cards

We're sharing our #BuiltByImmigrants platform with #SXSW attendees at the kickoff Startup Crawl http://t.co/D1Z00PpyaG

“We're in Austin collecting #BuiltByImmigrants stories at #SXSW! Check out the platform: app.fwd.us/STORIES #immigration #sxsw14…”

Felice Gorordo's immigration story

I am the son of Cuban immigrants who came to the U.S. in search of freedom, opportunity and the “American dream.”<p>For this reason, immigration has …

Social Entrepreneurship

Elizabeth Winkler's immigration story

“Where are you from?”<br>Usually, this is a straightforward question that is answered in just a few seconds.<p>For me, it’s complicated.<p>I was raised in a …

Our #BuiltByImmigrants winners are ready for their #SXSW moment on stage w/ @SteveCase! #timeisnow http://t.co/1IVn4EvcUt

“Rosario Dawson supports immigration reform! We caught up with her at the Latinos in Tech events today at SXSW. #immigration #timeisnow…”

Matthew Capala's immigration story

Hello, I am Matthew Capala<p>I am a student of life. I lived in Poland until the age of 23. I moved to New York 10 years ago, where I’ve led several …

Immigration

Happy International Women's Day from FWD.us! #IWD http://t.co/BBYowhFCYc

.@SteveCase says @WhatsApp's story is an example of the greatness of entrepreneurship. #SXSW http://t.co/OcxL3N6F0f

Thanks @SteveCase for supporting these inspiring examples of how America is #BuiltByImmigrants at #SXSW. http://t.co/d9z1H5q6vl

“Our #BuiltByImmigrants winners Leezia and Samar are introduced by Steve Case at #SXSW! #sxsw14 #sxswi #tech #immigration #timeisnow”