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This new 3-pager features selected content from a 60-minute webinar. It summarizes research on college-educated immigrants and identifies gaps in existing research and directions for future research. Missed this webinar? Watch the recording now!
Paul Feltman, director of WES Global Talent Bridge, also IMPRINT chairman, speaks up for skilled immigrants and how WES Global Talent Bridge tackles brain waste on WABC-TV's New York Viewpoint. Watch the TV interview now!
Can you help? We still need to reach more respondents in key cities. Forward this survey to your contacts in the metro areas of Seattle, Detroit, Miami and San Jose, CA. Learn more about this research project here.
We would truly appreciate your help in sharing the survey links far and wide.Simply forward this survey link to your immigrant network. We are looking forward for a broad response from immigrants of every background - new arrivals and longtime residents, working professionals and those in "survival jobs", men and women of every racial and ethnic background. Learn more here.
IMPRINT's home organization, World Education Services, has just received a grant to conduct an immigrant talent study that will help 6 cities leverage local talent to contribute to economic development. Find out more in our official press release and see what Paul Feltman, chair of IMPRINT had to say about this new talent study.
The United States continues to be a beacon attracting immigrants from around the world. Many of these are highly educated with in-demand skills.
They come by a variety of means, including marriage to US citizens, winning the Diversity Visa lottery, direct investment, or being granted refugee or asylee status. Such New Americans are work authorized and here to stay.
Yet for a surprising number, their American Dream is deferred by multiple challenges to rebuilding their careers in the US. The taxi driver who was a scientist “back home;” the nanny earning poverty-level wages while her international nursing degree collects dust on her dresser.
Most of the challenges to re-entering the professional workforce can be overcome, as the member organizations of IMPRINT have proven in our more than 40 years of collective experience. This consortium represents practitioners leading the US in the new field of high skilled immigrant workforce integration.
We connect this untapped talent pool with resources and employers for the benefit of all.
We hope you will learn more about these issues by exploring the site. Lend your voice to ours as we reach out to government, business and other practitioners with our proven, innovative models. And please join our mailing list for updates!
– The IMPRINT Team