From the Philadelphia Jewish Voice:
Jennifer Lee of the University of California, Irvine and a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation reported that Korean immigrants have been the most educated, with 51 percent of them arriving with a college education (and another 20 percent with some college background). This is compared to a 27 percent rate of college education amongst other recent immigrants and 28 percent of American citizens with a bachelor's degree. Korean immigrants migrated towards business as a response to blocked opportunities in the U.S. labor market because of their language barrier.

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