Collaboration is critical but complicated to address refugee education

Miriam Feldblum, co-founder and executive director of the nonpartisan, nonprofit Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, also was on the panel. She researched immigration and citizenship policy and had been a university administrator before launching the alliance.

“As we all know these are not new issues,” she said. “They did not start in the previous administration and won’t be resolved in current moment. But everyone has a role to play, including what the campus leaders are doing.”

Refugees need to be part of the conversation. Feldblum said that the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration includes refugee student input — and pays them for their work. “It needs to be without unduly burdening them — that emotional labor,”….

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