posted on May, 14 2012 @ 11:52 AM
Earlier this year, DHS announced several measures that will streamline existing pathways for immigrant entrepreneurs to enter the U.S. and create
businesses here; allow businesses to retain more foreign-born science and technology students who graduate from U.S. universities; and make it easier
for top researchers to immigrate to the U.S.
The article doesn't mention what countries they want their foreign students from. I would think it would have to be from countries that rank higher
academically than the states.
American educators received a wake-up call today when it was revealed that students in Shanghai rank number one globally in reading, math and
science, far outpacing their American peers. Despite modest gains in math and science, the U.S. continues to lag behind other developed
While OECD countries such as Finland, South Korea, Canada, Japan, Switzerland and New Zealand continue to outpace the U.S. in reading, science and
math, all eyes are on China. In its first year to be included in the study as a non-OECD education system, Shanghai ranked first in all three
categories. Hong Kong came in second in reading and science and third in math.
That article is from 1 1/2 years ago.
China’s one child policy, says Blumenthal, has led to a situation that resources are being concentrated by families on a single child, thereby
allowing them to get the best education they can get.
India is second on the list, with more than 104,000 students studying in the United States. South Korea places third with more than 72,000 students.
The Asian region now makes up a majority of the total international student population.
Maybe that's why China is putting more into their USA bank branches
And into the oil business in the US
They won't be working at 7-11.
They may open some restaurants though, they have very good food
The United States is the best country in the world to start a business, according to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index
(GEDI), a ranking that is produced in part at Mason and that compares entrepreneurial characteristics of 79 nations and identifies the entrepreneurial
strengths and weaknesses of their economies.
Maybe China is getting too crowded, and they want to bring their skills elsewhere?
edit on 14-5-2012 by snowspirit because: slow link