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American immigrant Nobel laureate: Open borders are 'total magic in the academic world'

Six of the seven American Nobel laureates for 2016 are immigrants — and it's a fact that hasn't gone unnoticed in the same year that the Republican nominee has promised to curtail immigration and build a wall along the US-Mexico border. The Nobel prizes for physics, chemistry, and economic sciences, which were announced on Monday, were spread across five US academics who were originally from the United Kingdom and one from Finland.
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