Airs Sunday, June 23 at 6 p.m.  It's the American dream: move to the United States, start your own business, build a successful life. But has the United States lost its edge in attracting the best and brightest entrepreneurs? In this month's America Abroad, we'll learn about the significant role immigrants play in creating small and mid-sized businesses. We'll hear how the American visa process could be deterring potential entrepreneurs, particularly from math and engineering-focused places like India. And we'll learn what other countries are doing to attract foreign talent and help themselves out of the global recession. 

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain discusses the tired old question he is constantly asked, "where are you from?  "

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain takes on the subject of illegal’s swooping in on our community.

While some states crack down on illegal immigration, Kate Archer Kent reports on how Nacogdoches rolled out the welcome mat for hundreds of foreigners, as heard on All Things Considered.

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Commentator Gary Joiner takes a historic look at immigration to our region over time ..