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What are the most important rules of immigrants and education in the U.S.?

Well, I actually don’t mean the official rules and bills that state federal laws. I was talking about the relation between immigrants and education in the U.S. What are the unwritten rules? There are always some facts and lifehacks that only the chosen people know. You have to know a few of them if you want to fit in. What is immigration impact on higher education possible in the country? Isn’t it a myth that the U.S. is the best option for immigrants higher education? I really that there are some colleges that take us. Plus, I’ve heard there are special grants.

Amanda Johnson

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Jennifer Patterson on May 17, 2018

Well, I can’t really say anything the U.S.A. being the best of the best when it comes to the immigrant higher education. Certainly, our laws are lenient, but there can be more countries that provide even better conditions that I don’t even know of. I would say that it is one of the most comfortable to come to. However, considering the latest governmental changes, it may not be a great decision to start education as an undocumented immigrant in the U.S. Laws can change in a blink of an eye for you, especially if you are attending a public establishment.

If you don’t shy away from reading and would like to know everything there is about immigrant education is the U.S.A., here is a useful page for you: https://www2.ed.gov/about/overview/focus/immigration-resources.html Each education grade and the original immigrants locations have their own pages and the links to them. You can simply choose the case that suits your needs and background the most, and check what you can do to receive a degree in the country.

The article also speaks about the importance of integration for the country. The connection between the U.S. immigration and education spheres is great. As a country of immigrants originally, we have to remember our roots and respect the right to education that we all have. The U.S. Department of Education is determined to help immigrants use all those rights the citizens of America have. Of course, it cannot openly support undocumented students, so, you better have a legal status.

There are special conditions offered to Hispanic immigrants. It is no surprise if you consider the fact that these immigrants form the largest and the fastest-growing minority group in the country. Pay special attention to the White House Initiative on Education Excellence for Hispanics and the Winning the Future: Improving Education for the Latino Community. Both of them are meant to improve the conditions Hispanics have in the U.S.

Also, read the article “Immigrants and Higher Education” that provides every little bit of information you may need from the characterization of American immigrants to education attainment and civic participation. Here is a link: https://www.aacu.org/aacu-news/newsletter/immigrants-and-higher-education The information is 100 percent reliable as the authors are from the Association of American Colleges & Universities.

Speaking about the impact of immigration on higher education, we can clearly see the positive change the schools make including the races and ethnicity equality. 

Craig Stewarta year ago

I would add that the immigrant issue is one of the most popular topics of the modern activists. Considering the constantly enlarging numbers of immigrants in the country, the topic is bound to attract more and more attention. I would say that the organizations that support the right of immigrant students are very right now. They want to reach success in all their initiatives and provide the best conditions for immigrants. I also believe that they have to be given a chance to receive the same education as the regular citizens. Besides, their results show that we still have a lot to learn from them. We really often take what we have for granted and don’t pay much attention to how we can improve ourselves and get what we really need. There is no motivation for us. While higher education for immigrants is a really important matter. 


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