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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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Generating Long-Term Change Through Effective Legislation

Friday June 12, 2020 | by Fatima Sanz

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the existing strains on the U.S. health care system and underscored the critical need to integrate qualified immigrants and refugees into the health workforce.  Across the country, an estimated 263,000 immigrants and refugees with health care training are unable to obtain licensure in the U.S.  Of these, 165,000 people earned their […]

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#ImmigrantsWork Campaign: Key Themes from the Launch

Wednesday June 10, 2020 | by Devon Franklin

On May 21, over 100 contributors joined the launch of the #ImmigrantsWork campaign through a Twitter chat. The #ImmigrantsWork campaign aims to raise awareness of the meaningful contributions immigrants have made to the Canadian economy, as well as their continued impact in Canada’s […]

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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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