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Foreign Firms Adding Jobs to U.S.

Figures from the Commerce Department show foreign employers added 3.4 million U.S. workers between 1986 and 2001 -- almost equaling the 3.5 million jobs U.S. companies moved offshore in the same period. Department data suggests many white-collar service jobs are also flowing from abroad to the United States. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.
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