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  • Raja Krishnamoorthi

      Raja Krishnamoorthi

 
By Raja Krishnamoorthi

Guest columnist raja krishnamoorthi: americans are rallying in support of immigration reform, in part, because they know it spurs innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth. seventy-six percent of patents from the top 10 patent-producing u.s. universities in 2011 had an immigrant inventor, and immigrants or their children founded 40 percent of america's fortune 500 companies.

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