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View: Sending foreign students home from the US is bad for everyone, especially for the U.S.

View: Sending foreign students home from the US is bad for everyone, especially for the U.S.
View: Sending foreign students home from the US is bad for everyone, especially for the U.S.

Let’s not forget that foreign-born individuals, many of them coming to the US as students, could be counted among the founders of 51% of American ‘unicorns’

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According to the US National Science Foundation, in 2018, over 50% of doctoral students at US universities in computer science, engineering and mathematics were foreign students.

By Vivek Wadhwa & Alex SalkeverWhat if Sundar Pichai was deported while studying at Stanford? Would he have become Google CEO? We can ask this question honestly because, right now, if there are any future Pichais at Stanford or elsewhere, they are likely packing their bags after the US government passed a draconian rule mandating that all foreign students unable to attend classes in person must leave the US.Eight years ago, in our book, The
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