Immigrants in STEM and Scientific Research

Immigrants in STEM

Immigrants in STEM: An Analysis by Sex

This fact sheet contributes to the ongoing discussion of foreign-born participation in 42 STEM occupations by exploring the influence of gender on STEM careers in a national sample. It highlights the valuable contributions of foreign-born STEM workers and encourages increased attention to the persistent gender imbalances in STEM occupations.

Scientific Research & Development Industry

Immigrants Working in Scientific Research & Development

Immigrant workers play a major role in the scientific research and development industry in the United States. Their hard work, as both professional scientists and service workers, propels the industry forward in terms of innovation and growth.