Immigration reform on a national level might not be on this year’s political agenda, but there are steps that state lawmakers can take to welcome immigrants and strengthen local economies for all. Suman Raghunathan writes about tuition equity bills and how they are gaining momentum local legislatures across the country. These bills make sense for states’ economic bottom lines and helps prepare America for the battle for the future.
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