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Write a 2-5-page essay and describe what obstacles or successes that you, a family member, friend, or co-worker experienced in trying to start a member as an immigrant here in the United States. Be sure to explain any apprehension, backlash, or achievements.

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Surname 1
Student’s Name
Professor’s Name
Challenges Faced by Immigrant Entrepreneurs in the United States
The number of immigrant entrepreneurs who move to developed countries to search for
better economic opportunities has increased significantly during the past two decades.
Immigrants face various challenges when they try to access critical resources, such as social,
human, and financial capital. The challenges limit their access to economic opportunities
compared to native citizens and residents. Therefore, many immigrants in developed countries
engage in entrepreneurship to provide them with economic integration opportunities and a source
of living. Immigrant entrepreneurs play a significant role towards the development of the United
States’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by investing in several sectors of the economy. Many of
them have risen above various challenges to establish themselves as among the most innovative
and hardworking entrepreneurs. Some of the challenges that my immigrant friend faced when he
came into the country include language barrier, lack of access to start-up capital, lack of
management skills, and poor marketing strategies.
Language Barrier
Language plays a significant role in entrepreneurship since it facilitates the interaction
between customers and entrepreneurs. Effective communication skills are integral towards a
business success. Some immigrant entrepreneurs in large cities faced language barrier when they
tried to access financial aid after the economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A
survey carried out in 2018 found that approximately one in five or 773,000 immigrant

Surname 2
entrepreneurs in the U.S. have limited proficiency in the English language. They include 182,000
immigrant entrepreneurs who were established to be unable to com...

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