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Join WES at the Canadian Immigration Summit: Immigration in an Evolving World of Work

Thursday February 20, 2020 | by Chiedza Pasipanodya

In just under three months, immigration, tech, and business leaders from across the country will convene in Ottawa for the sixth annual Canadian Immigration Summit. Hosted by the Conference Board of Canada, the theme of the summit this year is Immigration and the changing nature of work; World Education...

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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 educated, but due to their displacement...

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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 the immense psychological and emotional trauma...

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Eight New Communities Join the 2020 Skilled Immigrant Integration Program

Monday January 6, 2020 | by Morris Ardoin, APR

Buffalo, N.Y., Salem, Ore., Atlanta, Tulsa, Okla., Cincinnati, and the states of New Jersey, Nevada, and Indiana to get customized training from WES Global Talent Bridge and our partners Eight communities around the country have been selected to receive customized technical assistance, engage in a community of practice with...

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Vocational and Educational Support Crucial for Skilled Immigrant Success

Thursday November 21, 2019 | by Lisa Levi

INVEST, an initiative of Knoxville Internationals Network (KIN), has recently relaunched under the new leadership of Judith Kimsey. Formerly housed in Tennessee Immigrant Empowerment Solutions, KIN took ownership of the program in 2017. The acronym stands for Internationals’ Network for Vocational and Educational Support to Thrive, because INVEST knows...

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