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WES Global Talent Bridge Resources

Browse resources, including fact sheets, policy briefs, and toolkits, from WES Global Talent Bridge and other WES partners.

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Reports and Research

WES Global Talent Bridge Reports and Research

Browse reports and research-based resources from WES Global Talent Bridge and the IMPRINT Coalition.

Events and Training

Events and Training

WES Global Talent Bridge Events and Training

Browse live and on-demand training events and webinars from WES Global Talent Bridge and the IMPRINT Coalition.

Career Pathways Guides and Resources

Career Pathways Guides and Resources

WES Career Pathways Guides and Resources

WES Career Pathways e-guides and additional resources provide guidance to internationally trained immigrants and refugees who are seeking to use their international education and experience in the U.S.

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U.S. Program Map

Mapping Programs and Services That Support Internationally Educated Immigrants and Refugees

The WES Global Talent Bridge U.S. Program Map features more than 100 programs and services that foster the economic and professional advancement of internationally trained immigrants and refugees in the U.S.

U.S. Data Tool
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U.S. Data Tool

Interactive Resource Featuring National- and State-Level Workforce Data on Skill Underutilization

Our interactive U.S. Data Tool features national- and state-level data on the underemployment and skill underutilization of college-educated immigrants in the U.S. You can filter by state to compare the data.

IMPRINT Policy Tracker

IMPRINT Policy Tracker

Tracking Policies to Promote the Economic Integration of Internationally Trained Immigrants and Refugees

IMPRINT’s interactive policy tracker monitors state and federal policies aimed at reducing barriers to employment for immigrants and refugees with international credentials.

Supporting Skilled Immigrants: A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners

Supporting Skilled Immigrants: A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners

Supporting Skilled Immigrants: A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners

Supporting Skilled Immigrants has been developed for ESL practitioners who teach internationally educated immigrants. It will also serve as a useful guide for anyone who advises or works with internationally educated immigrants.

Community College Guide

Community College Guide

Bridging the Gap for Internationally -Educated Immigrants

The WES Global Talent Bridge Community College Guide highlights effective program models and promising practices from community colleges across the country

Recognizing the Role of Internationally Trained Health Workers Beyond COVID-19

Recognizing the Role of Internationally Trained Health Workers Beyond COVID-19

Recognizing the role of Internationally Trained Health Workers Beyond COVID-19: Key Lessons for Long Term Change

In response to the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic, governors in six states issued executive orders that allowed internationally trained immigrant and refugee health workers to pursue temporary licensure and practice. Read more about these policies and how they highlight the need for permanent policy solutions that address the barriers to employment that internationally trained immigrant and refugee health workers face in the U.S.

Opening Pathways to Practice for Internationally Trained Physicians

Opening Pathways to Practice for Internationally Trained Physicians

Opening Pathways to Practice for Internationally Trained Physicians: State Policy Options

Internationally trained physicians, or IMGs, often face significant barriers to health care workforce reentry in the United States due to systemic barriers to licensure. Some states have taken steps to address such barriers. This brief provides an overview of state policy models to open pathways to licensure.

Advancing an Inclusive Economic Recovery

Advancing an Inclusive Economic Recovery

Advancing an Inclusive Economic Recovery: Top Five Policy Priorities for 2022

Federal, state, and local policymakers have the opportunity to prioritize efforts to ensure that immigrants, refugees, and international students can achieve their educational and career goals in the U.S. Read more about WES' five policy priorities for 2022.

Fact Sheet: Bridging the Gap for New Americans Act

Fact Sheet: Bridging the Gap for New Americans Act

Fact Sheet: Bridging the Gap for New Americans Act

The bipartisan Bridging the Gap for New Americans Act, H.R. 6715/S. 3157, makes progress toward strengthening our workforce and promotes the economic mobility of internationally trained immigrants and refugees. Learn more about how this bill seeks to address the barriers impacting immigrants and refugees as they rebuild their careers in the U.S.

#UntappedTalent: Inclusive Economies for All

#UntappedTalent: Inclusive Economies for All

#UntappedTalent: Inclusive Economies for All

The IMPRINT Coalition’s #UntappedTalent campaign advances policies that are inclusive of all workers and open pathway so that everyone has a fair chance of reaching their educational and career goals. Learn more about the campaign and how to get involved.

Supporting Immigrants and Refugees through Connector Program Models

Supporting Immigrants and Refugees through Connector Program Models

Supporting Immigrants and Refugees through Connector Program Models

Connector Programs focused on supporting the economic integration of immigrants and refugees started in Halifax, Nova Scotia more than a decade ago. Created as a unique workforce development initiative, this model supports immigrants and refugees in building their professional networks in the United States.