With an ever increasing number of immigrant workers, mostly from Latin America, entering the country there is concern about many being under-qualified and lacking credentials. However, despite these odds and other obstacles (such as language barriers, lack of educational experience) many are making their way into college and other post-secondary programs. This report analyzes the new and innovative partnerships among employers, community colleges, and community organizations that allowing these immigrants to become better educated and better skilled so they can get new jobs.
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