Fuga de inmigrantes en USA

04.03.2009 @ 15:53 \03\Wed, 04 Mar 2009 15:53:21 +0000\21 +0000 UTC

Lo que les faltaba a los gringos.

Los inmigrantes con alto nivel educativo representan uno de los principales factores que ayudan a la economía gringa y la inovación que se da en ese país.

Esto puede traer consecuencias a largo plazo ya que aunque esos inmigrantes (generalmente chinos e indios) representan el 12% de la población gringa, su impacto es más que notable.

immigrants have started 52% of Silicon Valley’s technology companies and contributed to more than 25% of our global patents. They make up 24% of the U.S. science and engineering workforce holding bachelor’s degrees and 47% of science and engineering workers who have PhDs. Immigrants have co-founded firms such as Google, Intel, eBay, and Yahoo!.

The average age was 30 for Indian returnees, and 33 for Chinese. They were highly educated, with degrees in management, technology, or science. Fifty-one percent of the Chinese held master’s degrees and 41% had PhDs. Sixty-six percent of the Indians held a master’s and 12.1% had PhDs. They were at very top of the educational distribution for these highly educated immigrant groups — precisely the kind of people who make the greatest contribution to the U.S. economy and to business and job growth.

Nearly a third of the Chinese returnees and a fifth of the Indians came to the U.S. on student visas. A fifth of the Chinese and nearly half of the Indians entered on temporary work visas (such as the H-1B). The strongest factor that brought them to the U.S. was professional and educational development opportunities.

Y esto es lo que más ha de doler

Eighty-seven percent of Chinese and 62% of Indians said they had better opportunities for longer-term professional growth in their home countries than in the U.S. Additionally, nearly half were considering launching businesses and said entrepreneurial opportunities were better in their home countries than in the U.S.

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