April 01, 2008
In terms of educational attainment, 27.4 percent of the foreign-born labor force 25 years old and over had not completed high school in 2007, compared with 6.0 percent of the native-born labor force.
Similar proportions of foreign-born and native-born persons in the labor force had a bachelor's or higher degree (31.1 and 34.2 percent, respectively).
Foreign-born workers were less likely than native-born workers to be high school graduates (with no college) or to have some college or an associate degree.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Educational attainment of foreign born labor force on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/mar/wk5/art02.htm (visited May 22, 2015).
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