Workforce/Labor

Reducing Brain Waste: Creating Career Pathways for Foreign-Educated Immigrants in Washington State

Report Author: 
Vy Nguyen et al
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Reducing Brain Waste: Creating Career Pathways for Foreign-Educated Immigrants in Washington State

Concerned about the growing number of underemployed, foreign-educated immigrants in Washington State, OneAmerica undertook this study to gauge the scope and severity of the problem and to identify effective policy solutions.

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Source Organization: 
Other

Engaging Employers in Immigrant Integration

Report Author: 
María E. Enchautegui
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Aug

Engaging Employers in Immigrant Integration

Immigrants make up an outsized share of America’s workforce compared to their share of population, and the country’s competitive advantage depends in part on how successfully employers integrate immigrant workers into the economy.

Source Organization: 
The Urban Institute

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

Report Author: 
Steve Tobocman
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jul

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

According to Tobocman, the last half-decade has seen a convergence of interest between economic development specialists and advocates for immigrant integration.

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Other

Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals in the United States

Report Author: 
Amanda Bergon-Shilcock & James Witte
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals in the United States

Steps to Success provides a "first-of-its-kind" analysis of the experiences of college-educated immigrants who earned their degrees abroad.  

Source Organization: 
Other

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Report Author: 
Welcoming Pittsburgh
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Shortly after taking office as Mayor of Pittsburgh in 2014, William Peduto launched the Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative, an effort "to improve quality of life and economic prosperity for immigrants and native born residents alike" and to grow the city's population by 20,000 in ten years' time.

Source Organization: 
Other

Welcoming Nashville: Perspectives and Trends (Executive Summary)

Report Author: 
Welcoming America & Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Research Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

Welcoming Nashville: Perspectives and Trends (Executive Summary)

As Nashville became a more diverse and international city, it experienced major economic gains and garnered a reputation for creativity and innovation.

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Source Organization: 
Other

Task Force on Foreign-Trained Physicians

Report Author: 
Minnesota Department of Health
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Task Force on Foreign-Trained Physicians

The challenge of integrating foreign-trained physicians is complex and long-standing. In Minnesota, the issue gained urgency as policy makers sought to address several major issues facing the state, including shortages in the supply of physicians, an aging and diversifying population and persistent health disparities.

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Source Organization: 
Other

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

Report Author: 
Karthick Ramakrishnan & Farah A. Ahmad
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Apr

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

During the last decade, more immigrants came to the U.S. from Asia than from any other region of the world, including Latin America. However, as authors Karthick Ramakrishnan and Farah A. Ahmad argue, data on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are not easily available or presented in an accessible fashion.

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Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress
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