Op-Ed in Portland Press Herald about the importance of Immigrants in Maine

The Portland Press Herald published a Maine Voices column today authored by David Vail, a retired Bowdoin College professor of Economics, with MeBIC’s Beth Stickney.  You can read the article here.  The op-ed notes that LD 1492, pending in the State Legislature, would provide funding for increased availability of English as a Second Language classes and other programs that will help immigrants more quickly contribute to Maine’s workforce and reach their full potential.