Jair has a message for you

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Jair came to the United States from Cape Verde to pursue a better education, but his lack of English skills created a major barrier for him. It took discovering The ILC to put him on a path to a better life.

“The ILC helped me a lot. I learned a lot from the center … I improved my English reading, writing and grammar,” explained Jair. Once his English improved, he could enroll in community college, then in a master’s program at Boston University.

It took studying up to 12 hours a day, but Jair now has a master’s degree in cybersecurity and a promising career in front of him. He has a message for The ILC and our immigrant students:

“I would like to thank you, ILC, for everything. The program was so helpful for my academic success and it helped me to get a better life …
I would like to encourage all ILC students to continue to study because study is the key that opens all doors for a better life in the USA and [to] never give up on their dreams. It’s what I did and what I’m doing and will do moving forward.”

It’s your support that gave him the “key that opens all doors.” Thank you for everything you do.

Diane Portnoy
Founder and CEO
The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

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