First though, from the Partnership for a New American Economy (which is a snippet to the lead on the commentary):
I once asked the boss of Tata Consulting Services, a gigantic Indian IT firm, how many of his top executives had worked or studied abroad. He replied: "All of them."Read the commentary: How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Turbocharge U.S. Trade
The world's most talented people are exceptionally mobile. When they move to America, they make it smarter, and that's not just because they are smart. It is also because migration creates connections.
Robert Guest is the Economist's business editor. His new book is Borderless Economics: Chinese Sea Turtles, Indian Fridges and the New Fruits of Global Capitalism