According to U.S. Congressional Research Service Analyst, William A. Kandel foreign-born nationals have provided almost 30% of U.S. population growth. The year 2009 saw 650,000 foreign students taking admission in U.S. educational institutions, aiding the education industry by 18 billion dollars.
Devon Haynie, U.S. education reporter stated that the country recorded an all-time high during the academic year 2012-2013 with 819,644 students from abroad into various programs. The Institute of International Education cited that there was now a 40% surge in the number of foreign students studying in the U.S. than it was 10 years ago.
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