Our Publications

Two New Books Feature Community Colleges’ Positive Impact on Immigrant Integration and Postsecondary Success

October 15, 2019

At a time when our nation is facing bitter political divides over its immigration policies and gridlock at the federal level, the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE) is pleased to announce the publication of two new books that tell a different story.

10 Things Educators Can Do To Help Undocumented and DACAmented Youth

September 16, 2018

The Trump Administration’s increased immigration enforcement policies have significantly impacted many students and scholars at higher education institutions across the country.

Helping Skilled Immigrants and Refugees Transition to Jobs

February 15, 2018

Pima Community College, in Tucson, Arizona, provides support for immigrants and refugees who need assistance in transitioning to a college-level education and job training programs that lead to a living wage.

Providing Immigrants a Springboard into the Workforce

April 27, 2017

Portland Community College, in Portland, Oregon, a state leader in implementing integrated education and training programs, has developed an innovative Adult Basic Skills (ABS) Career Pathways program.

Celebrating Westchester Community College’s Kathryn W. Davis Global Community Scholars

December 1, 2015

Whether it’s enhancing the lives of immigrant families, tackling food insecurity, promoting college success or helping communities in countless other ways, the Kathryn W.

Accelerating the Success of Low-Literacy Adult ESL Learners

November 1, 2015

Learn about the Project I-DEA and High School 21+ initiatives at Washington State community colleges and ESL integrated health career pathways at South Texas College – both great examples of how ESL bridge programs are benefiting immigrant students and the colleges alike.

Expanding Educational and Career Opportunities for Immigrant Students at Community Colleges

November 1, 2015

CCCIE launched its National Survey on Increasing Opportunities for New Americans at Community Colleges in March 2015 to collect input from community college faculty, leadership and administrators on the opportunities and challenges faced in serving immigrant students.

Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: A Guide for Community Colleges

December 1, 2014

This guide, developed by CCCIE and World Education Services’ Global Talent Bridge, highlights effective program models and promising practices from community colleges across the country and illustrates how community colleges and community-based organizations can collaborate to increase opportunities for skilled immigrants.

Connecting English Language Learners to Supportive Community College Resources

May 1, 2014

Despite the growth in a vast array of campus resources and services designed to promote the academic, personal, and professional success of all students, immigrant students who could benefit greatly from these services are often unaware they exist.

Increased Momentum at the State Level to Help Dreamers Pay for College: Spotlight on Florida

April 1, 2014

This Issue Brief provides an overview of state-level tuition equity and financial aid policies and describes efforts to pass a tuition equity bill in Florida.