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Immigration is a boon to American science and math, a new report asserts, noting that 70 percent of the finalists in a recent prestigious science competition are the children of immigrants.
"In proportion to their presence in the U.S. population, one would expect only one child of an Indian (or Chinese) immigrant parent every two and a half years to be an Intel Science Search finalist, not 10 in a year," wrote the report's author, NFAP director Stuart Anderson.
Originally posted by Evola
This is hardly surprising. Asians on average have a higher IQ than Whites, and their culture puts more emphasis on intellectual pursuits than ours.