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Steps to Economic Integration: How the Federal Government Can Promote Inclusion for Immigrants and Refugees

Wednesday September 30, 2020 | by Jacki Esposito

This post originally appeared on the IMPRINT Coalition blog. Ensuring that immigrants and refugees reach their professional and educational goals in the United States is crucial to the vitality of local communities and the overall economy, especially during the current critical period of […]

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New Americans Task Force’s Career Ladder Project Wins Big in Google Challenge

Monday August 24, 2020 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

Lincoln, Nebraska is a vibrant and inclusive community, home to a demographically diverse population that is eager for greater economic opportunity. Fortunately, internationally trained immigrant and refugee professionals in the community can now look forward to a widening scope of new resources and […]

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Bipartisan Bill to Study Barriers to Employment for Immigrants and Refugees with International Credentials Introduced in Congress

Thursday August 20, 2020 | by Mia Nacamulli

This post originally appeared on the IMPRINT Coalition blog. On August 14, Rep. John Katko [R-NY-24] and Rep. Ben McAdams [D-UT-4] introduced H.R.8046, the Improving Opportunities for New Americans Act of 2020. This bill, if passed, would direct the U.S. Department of Labor […]

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#ImmigrantsWork: Mobilizing Toward Action

Friday August 7, 2020 | by Devon Franklin

#ImmigrantsWork - Mobilizing Toward Action

Following the successful launch of the #ImmigrantsWork campaign in May, WES Canada co-hosted a second Twitter chat on July 15, 2020 to continue our national effort to crowdsource best practices for the inclusion of immigrant talent in Canadian workplaces. These practices include strategies, […]

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Amid a Massive Public Outcry, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Rescinds Policy Mandating In-Person Learning for International Students in the U.S.

Tuesday July 21, 2020 | by Jacki Esposito

On July 14, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement retracted guidance that would have required international students in the U.S. to attend in-person classes or face deportation. Despite the federal government’s decision to withdraw the policy, international […]

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