Some immigrant cab drivers left professional careers in their native land

By: Jia Guo  |  February 17th, 2013  |  Published in Business, News  |  2 Comments

There are 42,000 taxi cab drivers in New York City. Eighty-two percent of them were born in foreign countries. Some of the have higher education degrees in their native countries and professional careers.

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  1. [...] Some immigrant cab drivers left professional careers in their native land. There are 42,000 taxi cab drivers in New York City. Eighty-two percent of them were born in foreign countries. Some of the have higher education degrees in their native countries and professional careers. [...]

  2. [...] a common occurrence. A recent documentary chronicled the stories of immigrant cab drivers who gave up professional careers in their home countries for taxi driving, which is one of the more stable and easily attainable [...]

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