Immigration and Community Colleges

Insight into Diversity

For decades community colleges have provided an affordable entry point into higher education for mil­lions of Americans. For a large percentage of America’s growing immigrant and refugee population, community colleges represent more than just another postsecondary education option – they are ideal venues because of the academic and vocational programs, job skills training, civics education, and the range of academic, employment, and social support services they offer at an affordable cost.

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