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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INCOME GENERATION WEBINAR SERIES
Understand what it means to work for yourself, develop an entrepreneurial mindset and launch your own business. Click here to watch the webinar in Spanish.

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.

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR BRAINSTORMING WORKSHEET
Use this worksheet to brainstorm the type of gig work and professional services you can provide as an independent contractor.

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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."

Kai Martin

"The drive and the hustle just became natural to me. I was determined never to sit still and never say I couldn't do it, because I know I can always find something to do."

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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.