Posted by Rusty Atwood

How immigration policy affects Maine’s economy.

Beth Stickney directs the Maine Business Immigration Coalition (MeBIC), dedicated to providing information, education and advocacy on immigration and related issues from and for the business and economic perspective. Beth is an attorney who has specialized in immigration law and related policy for more than thirty years. Prior to MeBIC, she was the founding executive director of the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP), Maine’s only statewide nonprofit provider of immigration and related legal aid.  Beth has also worked on human rights and refugee and asylum issues in Central America and Europe, and is co-author of the leading legal treatise on how immigration laws impact families, Immigration Law and the Family (Thomson Reuters).