Immigrants' rising interest in self-employment spurs growth in micro-business training

  • Article by: GOSIA WOZNIACKA , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 12:30 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — After immigrating to Oregon from the Mexican state of Oaxaca more than two decades ago, Paula Asuncion worked on farms and in minimum wage jobs at fast-food restaurants — a widow struggling to feed six children, sharing cramped apartments with other families.

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