Poll finds growing support for immigrant pathway to citizenship
The 2017 Chicago Council Survey reveals growing American support for a pathway to citizenship for unauthorized workers and an all-time low in perception of immigration as a threat, despite the Trump administration’s steady focus on enforcement and security as the right approach to immigration policy. Find the full analysis and video report here.
The majority of Americans continue to endorse sustaining US engagement abroad, according to the 2017 Chicago Council Survey of American public opinion and US foreign policy. In key instances, Americans have doubled down on these beliefs.
Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) is a multistate conference about integration of immigrants in new destinations. People from various fields who work with Latinos and immigrant communities come together to share research and best practices that facilitate the integration of newcomers. There's always lots on education for immigrant youth!
Do you have friends in Indiana - a great job opportunity here: Greetings from Indiana. My friends and colleagues, Trish Morita and Wayne Wright of Purdue University received TWO National Professional Development Grants from OELA and are looking for a Senior Project Manager to help lead them. They are looking for someone who is bilingual (Spanish/English), has a background in quantitative design and a Ph.D in a related field. ABDs will be considered.
They are working with five districts throughout Indiana--one with elementary teachers and another in dual language bilingual education. Indiana is swiftly becoming a hub for great research as the state has a total of 4 NPD grants and the advocacy at the policy level is strong... in short, it is a wonderful community of scholars and advocates. Please share widely!
The Missouri Seal of Biliteracy (SoBL) and Distinguished Missouri Seal of Biliteracy is awarded to graduating high school students in districts with a DESE-approved program, who have demonstrated achievement in English, a Language Other Than English (LOTE) and sociocultural competence. All Missouri…