LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Immigration bill is right step for international students

Friday, June 21, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 4:06 p.m. CDT, Friday, June 21, 2013

As chancellor of MU, I’ve seen first-hand how immigrants enrich our nation, beginning with all four of my wife Anne’s grandparents, who were poor but hardworking immigrants from Italy. In my academic career, I have come to deeply admire the many ways in which our campus community is enriched by immigrant students, faculty and staff who work hard, shine in the classroom, and do groundbreaking research that benefits us all.