Immigrant Entrepreneurs from Main Street to the Fort Point

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The Hub, Ideas Stage, Boston's City Hall Plaza

Are we a stronger city and economy because of our historic openness to immigration or should we close the borders and restrict access?

What happens to the economy if we are more restrictive, or more open? What is the impact on jobs, employers and economic growth?

A panel, including Min He, Co-President of MIT Chief 2017, will address why our economy, from Main Street to Fort Point, depends heavily on immigrants, why the implications of restricting immigration are grim, and what more can be done to support immigrant entrepreneurs.

Please note: all HUBweek Ideas Dome sessions require either a free or paid pass to HUBweek 2018. You can register for a pass here and add this session to your agenda during the registration process.  If you have already registered, you may add this session to your agenda by clicking here.

HUBweek showcases, celebrates, and convenes the most inventive minds making an impact in Boston and around the world. 

Event Type

Community Event

Events By Interest

Entrepreneurship, General, Diversity/Inclusion

Events By Audience

Public

Tags

hubweek, open doors

Website

https://hubweek.org/

Group
MIT Hubweek Committee
Hashtag

#HUBweek2018

Contact Email

hubweek@mit.edu

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