Florida college and university presidents have written a public letter telling Florida Congress members that the future of the state’s economy hinges on passage of immigration reform.
Presidents of 18 schools of higher education, both public and private, plus the president of a statewide organization of private colleges and universities, signed the letter. It warned lawmakers that the state’s economic prospects depend on retaining Florida graduates, many of whom are foreigners, in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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