IMPRINT: Immigrant Professional Integration

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Untapped Talent:
The Economic Costs of Brain Waste Among Highly Skilled Immigrants in the United States
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The United States has long attracted some of the world’s best and brightest, drawn by the strong U.S. economy, renowned universities, and reputation for entrepreneurship and innovation. But because of language, credential-recognition, and other barriers many of these highly skilled, college-educated immigrants cannot fully contribute their academic and professional training and skills once in the U.S. As a result they work in low-skilled jobs or cannot find a job — a phenomenon known as brain waste.

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Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals in the United States

The report, drawn from the survey responses of more than 4,000 college-educated immigrants living in the United States, identifies factors that correlate with their successful integration into American life and offers recommendations for communities to better integrate these skilled workers, and take advantage of their many talents.

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Unpacking the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

This publication features key points from a 60-minute webinar about the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). It also summarizes the federal requirements and local opportunities for innovation under WIOA.

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Filling an Unmet Need: Career Pathways Program for Immigrant Professionals

This 2-pager summarizes the key points from a 60-minute webinar about Immigrant Professional Career Pathways Program of the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians.

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Research Gems: What the Latest Findings Tell Us About Skilled Immigrant Success

This 3-pager features selected content from a 60-minute webinar. It summarizes research on college-educated immigrants, reviews policies and practices that facilitate skilled immigrant integration and identifies gaps in existing research and directions for future research.

Latest Numbers: College-Educated Immigrants in the U.S.

This 2-pager summarizes key points from a 60-minute webinar on the latest findings of college-educated immigrants in the U.S.

Becoming an Advocate: How to Influence Policy

This 2-pager highlights key points from a 60-minute webinar on advocacy. It provides practitioners with knowledge and tools to become effective advocates for their skilled immigrant clients.

Becoming an Advocate: Why Practitioners Should Become Involved

This 2-pager explains how doing advocacy can advance your organization’s overal mission. It also illustrates what advocacy in a skilled immigrant context looks like.

Skilled Immigrant Integration Around the Globe

This new 4-pager highlights key points from a 60-minute webinar featuring Maytree. It also summerizes the model programs of skilled immigrant integration in other countries, including the ALLIES program in Canada.

Sparking Economic Development by Investing in Skilled Immigrants

This 2-page summary of a 60-minute webinar highlights two new regional initiatives that integrate international talent into local economies, the NYC Economic Development Corporation Immigrant Bridge Program (IBRIDGE) and Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP).

Alternative Careers for Immigrant Professionals

This 2-page summary of a 60-minute webinar offers advice for practitioners on when and how to help immigrant professionals choose alternative career paths in the US.

What Journalists Need to Know About Immigration Reform & Skilled Workers

This 3-pager analyzes Senate Bill 744 and provides journalists with crucial context and understanding for writing about proposed changes to the immigration system.

Who Are the Skilled Immigrants in Your Community? Gathering the Data

Based on a 60-minute webinar, this 2-pager provides an overview of data resources related to skilled immigrants.

Promising Practices: How Community Colleges Are Serving Skilled Immigrant Students

This 2-page summary of a 60-minute webinar covers examples of best practices for serving skilled immigrant students at community colleges.

Finding Funding for Skilled Immigrant Programs

Summarizing a 60-minute webinar, this 2-page brief covers strategies for securing funding to help skilled immigrants find professional employment.

Building Employer Partnerships to Foster Skilled Immigrant Success

This publication summarizes key points from a 60-minute webinar on how to go beyond simply placing jobseekers, to building strong relationships with employers that help skilled immigrants succeed and sustain your organization.

The Welcome Back Initiative: A Program Model for Integrating Immigrant Health Professionals

This 2-page publication illuminates the benefits of integrating internationally-trained immigrant health professionals and describes how one nonprofit has produced a program model that can be reproduced and adapted in locations across the country.

What Adult Educators Need to Know About Skilled Immigrants

This 2-page summary provides an overview of IMPRINT’s “What Adult Educators Need to Know about Serving Skilled Immigrants” webinar, with key information and resources relevant to educators and administrators working with skilled immigrants. You can find the full presentation slides under our “Webinars” page.

Skilled Immigrants 101

This 2-pager highlights key points from a 60-minute webinar on advocacy. It provides practitioners with knowledge and tools to become effective advocates for their skilled immigrant clients.

How Rhode Island is Making the Most of Skilled Immigrants (Case Study)

IMPRINT’s case study highlights Rhode Island’s successful work with immigrant health professionals. This 2-page case study details the ambitious goals and concrete accomplishments of advocates in this small state.

Time to Grow: 20 Actions States and Communities Can Take – Full Report

Time to Grow Webinar for Great Lakes

This 2-pager highlights key points from a 60-minute webinar on advocacy. It provides practitioners with knowledge and tools to become effective advocates for their skilled immigrant clients.

Federal Policy Recommendations

This 2-pager highlights key points from a 60-minute webinar on advocacy. It provides practitioners with knowledge and tools to become effective advocates for their skilled immigrant clients.

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