Source?Except most of the Indian professionals who come to the United States will most likely stay here and become Americans. And as highly educated people, they'll be the movers and shakers of our society who will create businesses, make them profitable, and hire other Americans.
I can't see any reason why we shouldn't allow everyone in the world with at least a four-year college degree to immigrate to the United States, as long as they don't pose any kind of security threat.Immigrants Send Money Home in Record NumbersI'd like to see some statistics on that. The amount of money they send home (if any) can't possibly be anywhere close to the amount of money they spend on themselves here.
However, the longer an immigrant resides in the United States, the more money they tend to send to family back home. For example, recent immigrants tend to send $200 or $300 home on a monthly basis. Individuals who have been in the United States longer and are better off financially tend to send money less often but in larger amounts. It is estimated that worldwide remittances amount to more than $126 billion. Remittances have become a considerable force in the economy of many countries. Among the countries that receive the most in remittances are Mexico, the Philippines and India. Last year Mexico received more than $17 billion in remittances.