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The Future’s Asian

For decades, Mexicans have been the largest contingent in America’s 41.3m foreign-born population. But the annual inflow has slowed dramatically. In 2013 Mexico was overtaken as the biggest source of new migrants by both China and India, according to the Census Bureau. In 2007, just before the recession, Mexicans made up 23.6% of all annual migrants. By 2013 more jobs at home and tighter border controls had reduced this to 10%, while China’s and India’s combined share rose to a quarter. These new migrants are even younger, and well-educated. Around a third of America’s 1.1m foreign students are Chinese, and some 70% of H1B visas for highly skilled jobs go to Indians. Read Here – The Economist

The Economist

Five Facts About Indians In The United States

Read Here – Pew Research

Indians are among the most highly educated community in the U.S.

We Love Locals

Anyone familiar with Singapore knows that race is a national obsession, and far more than a box to be ticked on official forms.

Read Here – The Diplomat

How America’s Top Colleges Reflect (and Massively Distort) the Country’s Racial Evolution

In the last 30 years, the country has become steadily more racially diverse — and so have many American colleges. In 1980, more than 80% of the country was white, and whites accounted for about eight in ten students at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. Today, less than 65% of the country is white, and it’s non-whites who now account for a majority at all three of those institutions.

Read Here – The Atlantic

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