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To Successfully Welcome Refugees, We Must Build an Inclusive Workforce and Economy

Monday June 21, 2021 | by Sara McElmurry

This spring President Biden revised the annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500, reversing course on the record-low level of 15,000 set by the previous administration. The president’s decision ended months of uncertainty and reconfirmed the commitment of the United States “to protect the ...

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How a Network of Immigrant & Refugee Doctors Opened Pathways to Practice in Washington State

Thursday May 27, 2021 | by Mohamed Khalif

As the IMPRINT coalition welcomes new member organizations, WES Global Talent Bridge is publishing a series of blog posts that highlight the critical work and unique perspectives of this dynamic network. Mohamed Khalif is founder of the Washington Academy for International Medical Graduates ...

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Breaking Barriers for Internationally Trained Immigrants and Refugees in Regulated Professions

Wednesday May 19, 2021 | by Hillary Gardner

“Building Momentum for a New Decade,” the 2020 Immigrant Economic Integration Virtual Summit hosted by WES Global Talent Bridge, featured state and local practitioners, immigrant and refugee leaders, and policymakers committed to advancing the academic and economic mobility of immigrants and refugees in ...

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Growing Our IMPRINT Coalition, Deepening Our Impact

Thursday April 29, 2021 | by José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA

As the IMPRINT coalition expands to welcome new member organizations, WES Global Talent Bridge is featuring a series of blog posts that highlight the critical work and unique perspectives of this dynamic network. José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA, is director of Health Professions ...

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Immigrant Youth Workforce Development Challenges and Opportunities: Key Insights from an #ImmigrantsThrive Twitter Chat

Wednesday April 28, 2021 | by Shaunna-Marie Kerr

Immigrant youth have been among the demographics hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic across employment, education, and health (including mental health). The challenges highlighted by the pandemic were not new, but continued long-standing patterns, especially relating to unemployment and underemployment of immigrant youth in Canada.   With this in mind, on March 30, WES convened more than 60 contributors to ...

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