Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The Geography of Immigrant Skills: Educational Profiles of Metropolitan Areas

Despite public perception of immigrants as being pooly educated, the high-skilled U.S. immigrant population today out numbers the low-skilled population. Fourty-four of the nations 100 largest metropolitan areas are high-skill immigrant destinations, in which college-educated immigrants outnumber immigrants without high school diplomas by at least 25 percent.

Source the Brookings Institution

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