A recent editorial recommended “a visa for job creators” (WSJ 10/12/10). It pointed out immigrants are 30% more likely to start a business than non-immigrants. The current EB-5 immigrant investor visa category requires $500K capital, but most startups in the US actually launch with only $31K. The author recommends discarding capital requirements. Some of the investors, after all, are international students who can’t get an H-1B visa or else scientists and engineers who must waith 12 years for a green card. Meanwhile, in August, Congress voted to raise H1-B & L1 visa fees as a measure to discourage foreign skilled workers. The simple fact is that immigration creates wealth, upholds the tax base, and creates jobs. Opposing immigration is opposing jobs for Americans.