Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump may be wrong about one part of what makes America great. According to a recent study, more than a third of technological innovation in this country comes from people born outside the US.
A Washington, DC-based think tank surveyed more than 900 individuals who have won prestigious awards or have been awarded international patents expected to make significant economic impact. It found that 35.5 percent of them were immigrants. That far exceeds the proportion of first-generation immigrants in the US population, which stands at about 13.5 percent,according to the report published Wednesday by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Well-educated immigrants are biggest innovators in US tech - CNET