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#ImmigrantsWork: Building Immigrant Inclusion into Business Recovery Plans

Thursday May 21, 2020 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

World Education Services Canada (WES Canada), with partners across the country, is excited to launch the #ImmigrantsWork campaign. Leveraging the collective voice of a national coalition, we are excited to share stories, resources, and a collection of tools to support rebuilding Canadian businesses […]

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Pathways for Immigrant and Refugee Health Professionals Twitter Chat: Key Takeaways

Thursday May 21, 2020 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

Immigrant doctors, nurses, and pharmacists make up more than 16 percent of health care staff in the United States. Another 263,000 immigrants with undergraduate health care-related degrees are in low-skilled jobs or are unemployed, a majority of them holding international credentials, per the […]

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Moving Forward with Licensure for Internationally Trained Health Professionals

Wednesday May 13, 2020 | by Jacki Esposito

The New Jersey State House

Momentum is mounting across the country to remove barriers to licensure for immigrants and refugees with international health care credentials. To date, six states—New Jersey, Nevada, Colorado, Michigan, New York, and Massachusetts— have issued executive orders to address health care shortages arising from […]

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Leveraging Skills as a Pathway out of Displacement

Wednesday January 22, 2020 | by Zara Khan

There is a stereotypical image attached to the refugees that they’re a vulnerable group who need continuous support to do better in life. However, this is not always true. The reality is that there are many refugees who are skilled, as well as […]

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Addressing the Career Preparation Needs of Survivors of Torture

Tuesday January 21, 2020 | by Lisa Levi

The Career Development Program (CDP) of the Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights’ (BCRHHR) is designed to assist clients who face the challenge of having to build a new life and career in the U.S. while also trying to heal from […]

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