Colleges see surge in enrollment by children of immigrant families: study

“In higher education, we are producing and training the future workforce. That future workforce has more students from immigrant families than previously understood,” Miriam Feldblum, executive director of the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, told the Times.

A college education also ensures financial stability for many immigrant families, according to the Times.

“Accessing higher education enables immigrant students to achieve their dreams, and it becomes an economic and social mobility generator, benefiting themselves, their children and the country,” Feldblum told the Times.

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