... and funders.
WIOA 101: What You Need to Know about the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act ...
Though highly educated in their home countries, about 2 million people are unemployed or working far below their skill level in ...
April 4, 2019
A recent visit to southwestern Minnesota by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president reaffirms what many economic experts already had determined, but the message bears repeating: Rural Minnesota needs immigrants to work and live here.
July 23, 2018
... careers. In this webinar, we will hear from practitioners about models of improving immigrant access to, and experience of, the U.S. ...
June 11, 2019
... to stay in the country. Under this new "public charge" rule, immigration officials could deny green cards or visa changes for individuals ... to quickly build capacity to accurately advise immigrants about this complicated new rule.
Newly proposed immigration ...
October 12, 2018
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.
Then you’ll hear from three expert practitioners about creative ways they are capitalizing on federal policy at the local level ...
March 26, 2019
... a final project.
“It wasn’t hard for me,” he says about the class after his finals are over. “For other students it was hard, ...
October 25, 2018
A 55-slide presentation on immigrant workforce and adult education policy and funding; examples of institutions advancing such policies, and examples of levers & tools available to advance such policies.
This two-page factsheet takes a close look at characteristics of the immigrant workforce, making a case for how important it is to consider immigrant workers when developing local workforce development strategies.
This 29-slide presentation covered how advocates can advance policies to boost immigrant workers' success, such as career pathways, sector partnerships, integrated education and training, and state data systems and workforce data tools.
Despite bipartisan consensus over the economic importance of immigrant and refugee labor, many immigrants struggle to find their footing when first attempting to find work in the United States.
October 24, 2018
This factsheet examines the size and characteristics of the immigrant workforce and explores key strategies that organizations in three cities are using to support training this population.
... of Consumer Affairs to consider applicants regardless of immigration status by 2016.
The law change follows a landmark state ... there to be something in legislation in California that says immigration status shouldn't prohibit someone from obtaining a professional ...
September 29, 2014
This policy brief proposes a new instructional model that maintains a central focus on English acquisition while also building the critical skills and systems knowledge important for long-term integration success.
Find the recording of the webinar, "Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants" here.
Group Materials, Program Materials
... to Serve Immigrant Workers initiative. Then learn about on-the-ground examples from Nancy Miller, Director of Regional Adult ...
September 6, 2018
... experience barriers in accessing capital or lack information about regulations and financial systems. Language and cultural barriers can ...
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Report
A 15-slide presentation on Building Skills Partnership's work in California to train workers and integrate immigrants.
... U.S., including philanthropy. Grantmakers can do something about it.
The deaths of 5 Indigenous children since December 2018 while ... as well as surrounding communities to flee.
Currently, immigration courts across the country have seen a steady rise in speakers of ...