Four immigrants to the United States have been named Nobel laureates for 2019. They include French-born Esther Duflo and Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee in the field of economics. British immigrant M. Stanley Whittingham won for chemistry, and Canadian-born James Peebles won for physics.

According to Stuart Anderson at the National Foundation for American Policy, nearly 40% of Nobel Prizes awarded to Americans in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine since 2000 have been awarded to immigrants.

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