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Higher education access and success for immigrants

Erisman, Wendy, Ph.D., and Looney, Shannon. Opening the door to the American dream: Increasing Higher Education Access and Success for Immigrants. (April 2007). Institute for Higher Pages: 52. The United States is engaged in a global economy in which postsecondary education is  key to economic competitiveness. This book highlights the importance of at federal, state, local, and institutional policy development to help immigrants gain access to and succeed in higher education. The book emphasis that higher education for immigrants is not only an issue of the well-being of these individuals but has major implications for the nation as whole. Without such opportunity, the nation may find itself with a workforce that does not have sufficient enough education to enable the United States to remain economically competitive. IHEP