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Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Priorities for the Higher Education Community

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Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Priorities for the Higher Education Community

May 09, 2013

The Obama administration and members of Congress have put forth legislative proposals to reform the nation’s immigration system. This document outlines key priorities that the higher education community would like to see included in a final bill that creates a common-sense immigration approach to serve the needs of our country.

Associations endorsing the priorities include:

  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • American Council on Education
  • Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  • College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators 
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

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