A Family Of Chinese Immigrants Essay
While Teh might not have been born in China and, therefore, may not be considered a Chinese returnee, his return to China is a great example of Saxenian’s brain-circulation theory. Teh’s father migrated to Brazil, Teh migrated to the U.S. to obtain knowledge from a developed country, and now applies what he has learned by living in China and conducting various businesses in order to improve China’s economy (Chen, 2008).
I interviewed Patrick to ask about how his life, in particular, has been influenced by China and globalization. This past month, he has moved to Boston, MA in order to attend the 11th grade at Milton Academy. However, despite his family’s history and status, the Patrick’s journey to the U.S. has not been easy. As pointed out by Fong, while many Chinese students want to come to the U.S. and study, those who do are often the ones who do not have money or the resources to do so (Fong, 2011).
This is Patrick’s third year applying to Milton Academy. He has attended the Hangzhou International School from an early age…