Ann Morse has directed the Immigrant Policy Project at the National Conference of State Legislatures since its inception in 1992. The project was created to research and analyze the effects of immigrants on state and local government, and the programs and policies created to assist with their integration. Ms. Morse has authored articles on immigrants and public benefits, E-Verify, language access, and citizenship. Current projects include refugee and immigrant integration, immigration reform, health care for children in immigrant families, and civic engagement. Ms. Morse has worked for NCSL since 1987. She is a graduate of The George Washington University, receiving a Master of Arts in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, and a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies, with a concentration in Chinese. Ms. Morse was awarded the Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellowship in Public Policy in 2007. She currently serves on the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s Integration Working Group.