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Question Need ideas "Quotes and Names"

Can anyone suggest some good -

1. Names of Famous Legal Immigrants (please include their country of origin and why they are famous - see the example below)
2. Famous Quotes about Immigrants

e.g.Bob Hope entertainer (English), Andrew Carnegie - philanthropist (Scottish), Steve Shih Chen cofounder You-Tube (Taiwan), Vinod Khosla, co-founder, Sun Microsystems (India) etc etc
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Can anyone suggest some good -

1. Names of Famous Legal Immigrants (please include their country of origin and why they are famous - see the example below)
2. Famous Quotes about Immigrants

e.g.Bob Hope entertainer (English), Andrew Carnegie - philanthropist (Scottish), Steve Shih Chen cofounder You-Tube (Taiwan), Vinod Khosla, co-founder, Sun Microsystems (India) etc etc
BOSE MUSIC CORP FOUNDER "AMAR BOSE" AN MIT GRADUATE

MAN I LOVE THIS MUSIC SYSTEM
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BOSE MUSIC CORP FOUNDER "AMAR BOSE" AN MIT GRADUATE

MAN I LOVE THIS MUSIC SYSTEM
Amar Bose (India)
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These websites list famous immigrants thru these categories:
Sports,Literature,Business,Government,Education,Ar ts and Entertainment

http://www.ailf.org/notable/famous.htm

http://www.ailf.org/notable/historical.htm

http://mcgee.berlinschools.org/libra..._americans.htm

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Mary Antin (Russia)=Writer
Isaac Asimov (Russia)=Writer
Charles Atlas (Italy)=Bodybuilder
John J. Audubon (French West Indies)=Ornithologist
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Latvia)=Ballet Dancer
Alexander Graham Bell (Scotland)=Inventor
Irving Berlin (Russia)=Composer
Andrew Carnegie (Scotland)=Industrialist
Claudette Colbert (France)=Actress
Albert Einstein (Germany)=Physicist
Greta Garbo (Sweden)=Actress
Marcus Garvey (Jamaica)=Activist
Emma Goldman (Russia)=Activist
Bob Hope (England)=Comedian
Al Jolson (Lithuania)=Jazz Musician
Elia Kazan (Turkey)=Director
Bela Lugosi (Hungary)=Actress
Martina Navratilova (Czech Republic)=Tennis Player
Akeem Olajawon (Nigeria)=Basketball Player
Mary Pickford (Canada)=Actress
Knute Rockne (Norway)=Football Coach
Levia Strauss (Germany)=Entrepreneur
Baron Von Trapp (Austria)=Singer


http://www.geocities.com/lothropimmi...mmigrants.html

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Thanks chaps - Seen the websites, thanks - they aren't very comprehensive though - there must be many more!

Still need quotes too
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Dr. Suhas Patil (India) -- known as "father of Indian entrepreneurship" in Silicon Valley
Sabeer Bhatia (India) -- Founder Hotmail - Pioneer Internet based mailing system.
How about this?
Arnold Schwarzenegger (Austria) -- Governor CA
Charlie Chaplin, (London)
Rosen Sharma (India) -- CEO of Solidcore Systems, CA


Here's another study on impact of immigrants in US by DUKE.
Immigrants behind 25 percent of tech startups Companies employed 450,000 workers in US.
link for reference:http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16459952/#storyContinued
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Mary Antin (Russia)=Writer
Isaac Asimov (Russia)=Writer
Charles Atlas (Italy)=Bodybuilder
John J. Audubon (French West Indies)=Ornithologist
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Latvia)=Ballet Dancer
Alexander Graham Bell (Scotland)=Inventor
Irving Berlin (Russia)=Composer
Andrew Carnegie (Scotland)=Industrialist
Claudette Colbert (France)=Actress
Albert Einstein (Germany)=Physicist
Greta Garbo (Sweden)=Actress
Marcus Garvey (Jamaica)=Activist
Emma Goldman (Russia)=Activist
Bob Hope (England)=Comedian
Al Jolson (Lithuania)=Jazz Musician
Elia Kazan (Turkey)=Director
Bela Lugosi (Hungary)=Actress
Martina Navratilova (Czech Republic)=Tennis Player
Akeem Olajawon (Nigeria)=Basketball Player
Mary Pickford (Canada)=Actress
Knute Rockne (Norway)=Football Coach
Levia Strauss (Germany)=Entrepreneur
Baron Von Trapp (Austria)=Singer


http://www.geocities.com/lothropimmi...mmigrants.html
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Akeem Olajuwon (not Olajawon). I know the proper spelling being a Nigerian myself
Isn't it Hakeem?
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