Mimi Rasamee of Pany Silk Flowers
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Immigrants key to US prosperity

From Google to Warner Brothers, Goya Foods and Max Factor, immigrants to America are creating businesses and jobs faster than any other group.

Caroline Hepker reports from New York - a city that lost 140,000 jobs during the recent recession, but where immigrant communities continued to create employment.

The report includes interviews with: Nirval Shah, of Rajbhog Sweets and Snacks; Jonathan Bowles of The Centre for an Urban Future; Mimi Rasamee of Pany Silk Flowers; and Jay Chung of Jay Joshua Inc.

  • 26 May 2011