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The ‘American Dream’ for American Immigrants

Many of us are familiar with the notion of the “American Dream.”

And while the American Dream may mean different things to each of us—fitting with our personal aspirations—one thing is for sure: The American Dream suggests that certain opportunities are available here (and only here), in America.

A recent study from the Fiscal Policy Institute, titled “Immigrant Small Business Owners: A Significant and Growing Part of the Economy,” gives us an idea of what the American Dream looks like today.

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