The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a rule change that would change the threshold for becoming what the government defines as “public charge" and make it more difficult for immigrants using certain public services to obtain citizenship or change visa status.
Mark Kabban, a 2018 Meade Fellow, met with education and policy influencers during a week-long visit to Washington, D.C. The fellowship provided him with an opportunity to meet with organizations working on immigrant and refugee issues.
IEL's president Johan E. Uvin published an article in the Council on Adult Basic Education Journal's recent special edition, Featuring Career Pathways.
The 2018 Meade Fellow Lance Huffman shares his thoughts on the future of teacher unions following the recent Supreme court decision in the labor law case, Janus v. America Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees.
Since November 2016, there has been heightened national interest in and action on the education and economic issues inhibiting prosperity in rural places.