Daily Border Bulletin- Mexican business owners grow in the U.S., Border landowners oppose bills in Congress, and more

 

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Mexicans are the largest number of business owners in the U.S.- Immigrants
born in Mexico make up 12 percent of immigrant small business owners, followed by
immigrants born in India, Korea, Cuba, China, and Vietnam, according to a new report  by the Fiscal Policy Institute.

Border landowners oppose two bills in Congress- A farmer from Montana and a rancher from Arizona wrote an op-ed in Los Angeles Times to express their opposition to bills pending in Congress that would give unrestricted power to the Department of Homeland Security on all public lands within 100 miles of the U.S. borders.

Foreign visitors' spending is up- The US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration today released tourism data revealing that international visitors spent an estimated US$14 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States in April 2012 - US$1.5 billion more (12 percent) than was spent in April 2011.