Find all program-related materials for the webinar, " Movement Lawyering: Reimagining Lawyering before ... here, including presentation and recording. Materials: Movement Lawyering: Reimagining Lawyering before the Immigration ...
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, " Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative ... presentation, recording, and other resources. Materials: Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches ...
March 16, 2017
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: What Does the Future Hold for Immigrant Workers and their Families?
... Immigrants fill essential roles at every level of the U.S. economy, from corporate suites to construction sites. While ... the impact of the administration’s policies on low-wage immigrant workers and the role of employers, labor unions, and community-based ...
Group Materials, Program Materials
Materials: Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants
Find the recording of the webinar, " Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young ... Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants " here. This e-learning session was a quick overview of the ... DREAM Act/DACA youth, and Temporary Protected Status. Materials: Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How ...
April 4, 2019
This edition of the Business of Giving features Jina Krause-Vilmar, CEO of Upwardly Global. ... refugees, people who have been granted asylum, and special immigrant visa holders into the U.S. work force. Though highly educated in ... to employers who may be seeking to improve their diversity, equity, and inclusion profile. The organization has helped more than ...
September 6, 2018
How are immigrant-serving worker centers (often called “day laborer” centers) and community-based organizations partnering with community colleges to create ... college advocate Darlene Miller, Executive Director of the National Council for Workforce Education, who served as lead technical ...
October 25, 2018
Many immigrants have years of work experience. ‘Upskilling’ programs are helping them use that knowledge.
... from downtown Portland, Oregon. The 47-year-old was in a maritime welding program where he and 10 classmates were learning to ... That’s because Balcazar has more than a decade’s worth of welding experience. He learned the craft in 2007, while working for a ...
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
October 11, 2018
Skills to Survive or Thrive? Shifting the Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners From Survival English to Integration Success
Description Despite the highly polarized nature of federal immigration policy debates, most agree that once immigrants are ... Registration is now closed. Background materials and a final agenda for the meeting, including call-in information for ...
July 23, 2018
... visit to southwestern Minnesota by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president reaffirms what many economic experts already had ... Neel Kashkari visited Worthington for two days this month, and as MPR News reported, he said immigrants are helping that southwest ...
Creative Implementation of Federal Policies to Support Immigrant Workforce Programs at the State and Local Level
... that provides: Context to deepen understanding of immigrant workforce and adult education policy and funding; Examples of how ...
... can serve customers not only in English, but in a wide range of other languages as well. In 2013 a record 305,000 U.S. companies reported ... survey data. Such work does not accurately reflect the rich diversity of today’s labor and consumer market.8 It also fails to provide ...
September 29, 2014
Immigrants in the country illegally can apply for professional licenses under a new ... all 40 licensing boards under the California Department of Consumer Affairs to consider applicants regardless of immigration status by ... bar despite lacking legal status. Denisse Rojas, who's applying to medical school, said the new law is a huge relief for students ...
Data Hits: California's Immigrants Make Significant Contributions to the State Economy; Poverty More Prevalent Among Children of Working Immigrant Families
... immigrants make to the state economy and that children of working immigrant families are far more likely to live in poverty than other children. ...
A 24-slide presentation on apprenticeship and work-based learning (WBL), their relevance for immigrants, related federal and state level activities, and opportunities for advocates.
English Plus Integration: Shifting the Instructional Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners to Support Integration Success
For the past 50 years, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes provided through state adult education ... serious constraints when it comes to supporting long-term immigrant integration. The federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity ...
October 12, 2018
This week, the US Department of Homeland Security proposed a rule that would make it significantly ... from a wide array of publicly funded programs, from community college to adult education, out of confusion and fear. In addition, ... Newly proposed immigration "public charge" rule would harm immigrant workers and US businesses ...
June 11, 2019
... arrests, accelerated I-9 employer audits, and the resumption of Social Security Administration’s "No Match Letters" to employers, ... pushing back against harmful policies, it is important that immigrant inclusion strategies include a focus on immigrants’ ability to ...
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Report
... residents, New Americans are fueling the competitiveness of local companies and communities in the global economy. Newcomers often bring ... new home, some may run into issues such as a limited credit history, lack of professional or personal networks in the United States, or ...
... covered how advocates can advance policies to boost immigrant workers' success, such as career pathways, sector partnerships, ... data tools. State Policy Levers That Can Address Immigrant Workforce Needs ...