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By Michael McDonald and Tom Moroney, Bloomberg If higher education is under attack from restrictive U.S. immigration policies, the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology considers it a personal battle. Rafael Reif, an immigrant from Venezuela, has emerged as a vocal critic of President Donald Trump in the past […]

By Andrew Soergel | Economy Reporter July 10, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. Mohamad Ali remembers stepping off an airplane at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in 1981 – his first moments in the U.S. Ali traveled with his mother, a teacher in their native country of Guyana […]

Anatomy of foreign-born residents spending and taxes in Greater Houston With $31.9 billion in spending power and a contribution to the GDP of over $116 billion, the foreign-born population of Houston is a driver in the local economy that is shaping the city’s future, according to a report released Wednesday, […]