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Immigrant Integration in the United States: The Role of Adult English Language Training

  title={Immigrant Integration in the United States: The Role of Adult English Language Training},
  author={B. Heller and Kirsten Slungaard Mumma},
  • B. Heller, Kirsten Slungaard Mumma
  • Published 2020
  • Sociology
  • While current debates center on whether and how to admit immigrants to the United States, little attention has been paid to interventions designed to help them integrate after they arrive. Public adult education programs are the primary policy lever for building the language skills of the over 23 million adults with limited English proficiency in the United States. We leverage the enrollment lottery of a publicly funded adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program in… CONTINUE READING

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