My note: If Americans have to go overseas and learn the language to get a job, why is the Dream Act even being discussed since it would give American jobs to illegal aliens?

American Graduates Finding Jobs in China
Shiho Fukada for The New York Times

Published: August 10, 2009

BEIJING — Shanghai and Beijing are becoming new lands of opportunity for recent American college graduates who face unemployment nearing double digits at home.

Even those with limited or no knowledge of Chinese are heeding the call. They are lured by China’s surging economy, the lower cost of living and a chance to bypass some of the dues-paying that is common to first jobs in the United States.

“I’ve seen a surge of young people coming to work in China over the last few years,