10 Immigrants Who Made America Great

With political rhetoric appearing against immigrants in America and many other countries, let's remember 10 Immigrants who have made America great.

 

1. Albert Einstein, Germany

We wouldn't know that E = mc2 without him.

 

2. Madeleine Albright, Czechoslovakia

Immigrated at age 11, first female US Secretary of State.

 

3. Sergey Brin, Russia

Co-founded a little company called Google.

 

4. Jerry Yang, Taiwan

Immigrated knowing one English word: "shoe", co-founded Yahoo.

 

5. Salma Hayek, Mexico

Actor/producer/model, we don't hear Trump demanding walls around her.

 

6. Yao Ming, China

Played in the NBA for the Houston Rockets.

 

7. Christine Amanpour, UK

British-Iranian descent, leading news correspondent.

 

8. Jackie Chan, Hong Kong

Actor/director/producer, martial arts legend.

 

9. Pierre Omidyar, France

Son of Iranian immigrants, founded Ebay.

 

10. Steve Jobs' dad, Syria

Steve co-founded Apple, so if you are reading this on an iPhone you can thank him.

 

Who will be the next immigrant to make America great?

 

 

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