How tech giants are responding to the growing green card backlog

US Citizenship and Immigration Services -- the agency responsible for issuing green cards -- is barreling toward a failure to adjudicate tens of thousands of applications before a Sept. 30 deadline.

Welcome Tech, which wants to build a ‘super app’ for immigrants, raises $30M

Immigrants to the United States face myriad challenges besides having to learn a new language. In many cases, they are dealing with a foreign and complex financial system, may struggle with finding ad

Stilt, a financial services provider for immigrants, raises $100 million debt facility from Silicon Valley Bank

Stilt, a provider of financial services for immigrants in the United States, announced today it has raised a $100 million warehouse facility from Silicon Valley Bank for lending to its customers. This

EdSights raises money to help schools reduce their drop-out rates

While the idea of baring your soul to a chatbot might seem uncomfortable, sisters Claudia and Carolina Recchi think that might be exactly what college students across the United States need right now.

Stilt, which provides financial services for immigrants, raises $7.5 million seed round

Stilt, a Y Combinator alum that provides financial services for immigrants without Social Security numbers or credit reports, announced today that it has closed a $7.5 million seed round. It also laun

Nova Credit banks $50M to expand its service sourcing credit reports across borders

Around 70% of the world’s population now has some form of bank account or — thanks to mobile phones — a facility to receive and send money virtually, according to the World Bank. But

Money-transfer startup Remitly launches Passbook, a neobank aimed at immigrants

Last summer, the Seattle-based startup Remitly closed a $135 million round to go beyond money-transfer services into a wider range of financial products catering to its primarily-immigrant customer ba

BlueKite Raises $1.5 Million To Help U.S. Immigrants Pay Bills Abroad

<a target="_blank" href="">Blue</a><a target="_blank" href="">Kite</a>, a Miami-based platform for cross-border bill payments, is today announcing $1.5 million

Foreigners Attending US Grad Schools Way Down: Wake Up, Xenophobes

<img src="" width="215" height="161" /> It’s happening: Lou Dobbs' dream come true and Silicon Valley’s worst