Everyone, regardless of immigration status, can make money by building their own businesses and working for themselves. We’re here to show you how to generate income through entrepreneurship and freelancing. See below for tools to help you get your #UndocuHustle on!

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BASIC FACTS ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Learn about entrepreneurship opportunities available for all immigrants, regardless of status.

5 TIPS TO GET STARTED AS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR/FREELANCER
Learn how to get started as an independent contractor or freelancer. This guide outlines the entire process from industry research to contracts and taxes.

WORKING FOR YOURSELF
Find out how to become an independent contractor, including personal information and tax liabilities.

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Inspirational Stories

Sumana Kaluvai

"Is there a problem that’s affecting your life? You can do a project about that!"

Cris Mercado

"There is no growth without discomfort. Not having a safety net might actually be one of the most powerful tools undocumented immigrants have available to them."

Alvaro Morales

"This organization creates opportunities and opens doors, often, for people that don't think those doors even exist."

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How To Give Immigrant Entrepreneurs The Keys To Succeed
Immigrants Rising is leading the research agenda on immigrants and entrepreneurship in America, along with its UndocuHustle program, which supports immigrants on their path to small business ownership with pitch competitions and mentoring.