Our Publications

Open Access: Integrating Immigrant Students in America’s Community Colleges

March 1, 2014

This report, based on a joint convening of the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good and CCCIE, explores the challenges and opportunities community colleges face as they serve increasingly diverse student populations, including undocumented students, and also examines policy changes at the state and national levels affecting immigration and postsecondary education.

Dreaming Big: What Community Colleges Can Do to Help Undocumented Immigrant Youth Achieve Their Potential

September 1, 2012

Dreaming Big describes promising practices and recommendations to serve undocumented students in five critical areas: increasing college access, making college affordable, supporting college readiness and success, offering alternatives for adult learners, and improving college retention and completion.

Increasing Opportunities for Immigrant Students: Community College Strategies for Success

November 1, 2011

Increasing Opportunities describes a Framework for Supporting Immigrant Student Success that identifies 11 key factors contributing to the innovative practices of CCCIE colleges and also includes case study examples drawn from their experiences.