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Connie Johnson on Immigration

 


Let college grads stay after student visa expires

Immigrants in the U.S. have always encouraged innovation and helped spur economic growth. We are a nation of immigrants. Oklahoma is no exception. Our state's ancestry groups include everyone from Native American tribes to early African Americans.

As our U.S. Senator, Connie will work across party lines to honor our rich immigrant history. To do so, Connie supports immigration reform that paves the way for college graduates with international backgrounds to remain legally in our country after they graduate. Right now, our broken immigration policy sends these college graduates back to their countries, instead of allowing these highly-skilled, international college grads to stay here to create jobs, reduce our deficit, and spur economic growth.

Connie believes any person who comes to America, adheres to the steps and procedures for becoming a citizen, and seeks to be law abiding should have a pathway to citizenship. Connie also supports the Dream Act.

Source: 2014 Okla. Senate campaign website, cj4ok.com , Jun 25, 2014

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