Immigration for profit

, Malcolm A. Kline, 2 Comments

For profit colleges, long the bete noire of the Left, may have found a way to get in the good graces of uberprogressives, research from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) indicates.

“A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies finds that 55 institutions, the very dregs of higher education in this country, offer extremely poor quality education, yet still have the power to admit foreign students,” according to the CIS. “Approximately 40,000 alien students are enrolled in these ‘compromised colleges,’ all of which have lost their accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), whose standards were so low that it lost its Department of Education recognition and power to accredit.” Think about what a low bar that is: We’re talking Limbo Rock.

“The compromised colleges, 42 of which are for-profit schools, are found in 17 states and in one territory, but are mostly concentrated in three states: California (17 institutions), Florida (11 institutions), and Virginia (8 institutions).” Go figure.

“Unlike governmental or genuine non-profit entities, the presidents of these institutions are often the owners or part-owners and the student body contains a very high percentage of foreign students, some more than 95 percent,” the CIS analysis notes.