Thursday, October 15, 2020
As ImmProf has noted, the talents of immigrants in the US have been recognized the world over, including in the Macarthur Genius Fellowship (Natalia Molina in 2019, Margaret Stock in 2013) and the Pulitzer Prize (Jose Antonio Vargas, Viet Thanh Nguyen). The trend continues with the announcement of this year's Nobel Prizes, which include a U.S. immigrant in medicine, chemistry and physics."
A report from the National Foundation for American Policy counts up the contributions in their new analysis: “Immigrants have been awarded 37%, or 37 of 100, of the Nobel Prizes won by Americans in chemistry, medicine and physics since 2000.”
Other analytics from the report: