Why Nobel-winning scientists are talking about immigration (+video)

Posted on AllSides October 12th, 2016
From The Center

All six of the 2016 Nobel laureates affiliated with US universities are immigrants. Some are speaking out about the importance of open borders for the advancement of science.

Amidst brewing anti-immigration sentiment in Europe and the United States, some Nobel Prize laureates this year are noting their own status as immigrants and commenting on immigration policies, with some highlighting the importance of relatively open borders for the advancement of science.

Of the 2016 Nobel laureates announced so far, all six of those affiliated with US universities are immigrants. Five of...

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