"A rising tide lifts all boats" is often the rationale for tax cuts for wealthy people. But the phrase can be applied in other ways, too.
For one, the California Immigrant Policy Center recommends helping residents develop skills for the workforce, regardless of immigration status, because it can help the overall economy. CIPC lays out the case in a recent policy brief.
A rep from the organization joins us to explain what kinds of skills programs are favored.