CNN’s Fareed Zakaria lists Nigerian achievements in US

“They are some of the most educated immigrants in America. “According to the Migration Policy Institute, 59% of Nigerian immigrants age 25 or older in the US hold at least a Bachelors degree, which is nearly doubled the proportion of the Americans born in the US (33%),” Zakaria said.
“Nigerian immigrants tend to work high skilled jobs, 54% are in largely white-collar positions in business, management, science and the art compared to the 39% of people born in the US,” he added.

This, according to Mr Zakaria’s statement means that Nigerian immigrants have significant spending power.
The influencial journalist also cited a new report by the New American Economy which states that Nigerian immigrants in the US in 2018 made more than $14 billion and paid more than $4 billion in taxes.

Nigeria can rise again. Shout out to Mazi Chinedu Echeruo, Chimamanda Adichie, Dora Akunyili’s artist daughter and many other Nigerians for their positive contributions to US society.

By OzoIgboNdu1 of Igbo Defender

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