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A New York Times Platform for Dreamers

The New York Times

The New York Times has called on the Trump administration to preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and has launched the American Dreamers story sharing platform with DACA recipients.

Increasing Voter Registration with Oportunidad App

This mobile app facilitates voter registration and links Immigrants and Latinos to civic engagement and economic empowerment resources.

Learning the Language of Retail

Community College Journal

Nearly 1.5 million retail workers have limited English proficiency.

Community Colleges Grapple with Pathways for Immigrants

Employment & Training Reporter

According to CCCIE’s new National Survey for Increasing Opportunities for New Americans at Community Colleges, many community college respondents cited a need for strengthening their ties with employers and developing more job-related training and support for immigrants, including contextualized ESL career pathway programs.

CCCIE Joins New Partnership to Increase English Proficiency Within the Retail Sector

The Washington Sun

CCCIE has joined with leadership of the National Immigration Forum, Miami Dade College, and the Walmart Foundation to develop an innovative new program, Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce, to increase the English language skills among retail workers for whom English is a second language.

ESL Speaks the Language of Business

Community College Journal

CCCIE is cited as a resource in ESL Speaks the Language of Business, a white paper in the Community College Journal based on a a webinar co-sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges, CCCIE and Rosetta Stone®.

Chasing the Dream, community colleges prepare to assist young immigrants after Obama’s order

Diverse Issues in Higher Education – Community College Special Supplement

CCCIE’s report DREAMING BIG is featured in this article.

A Call to Support Undocumented Students

Community College Times

CCCIE’s new report, DREAMING BIG offers recommendations and promising practices to help two-year colleges improve services for undocumented students, particularly in light of the new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Deferred Action Rules Could Lead to Increased Enrollment

Community College Times

On August 15th, the USCIS began accepting requests for consideration of “deferred action” for certain eligible youths who came to the U.S.

Immigrants Line Up for 2-Year Chance to Stay

National Journal

Thousands across the country participate in free or low-cost workshops and immigration clinics for immigrant youths and their families to get information or to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which could benefit an estimated 1.7 million young undocumented immigrants.