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Forbes: 30 under 30 Immigrants
While there are many ideas about refugees and immigrants being a burden to host countries and communities, Forbes is sharing a list that counters these misconceptions.
Its annual lists of “30 under 30” present the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers, 600 in total. Besides immigrants, other “30 under 30” lists include Celebrities, Education, Law and Policy, and more.
According to Forbes’ list, one in seven of these under-30s immigrated to the U.S.
Below is a breakdown of where they came from:
- 23% from the Americas; 65.2% from Canada
- 41% from Europe; 26.8% from United Kingdom
- 48% from Asia; 35.4% from China
- 9% from Africa; 44.4% from South Africa
- 16% from South Asia; 87.5% from India
- 23% from East Asia; 73.9% from China
At a time when immigration policies are hotly debated, this proves that refugees and immigrants can provide cultural and socioeconomic wealth in the long-run.
30 Under 30 2017- Immigrants: https://www.forbes.com/30-under-30-2017
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