Economic Opportunity & Asset Building
Many immigrants have years of work experience. ‘Upskilling’ programs are helping them use that knowledge.
This radio program looks at efforts to "upskill" immigrant workers by helping them utilize their existing skills in higher level positions throughout the American workforce.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Report
This 16-page playbook considers both the “why” and the “how” of building more welcoming local economies, including strategies and best practices.
A report on the growing demand for bilingual talent in major industries in the United States. The research looks at online job posting data acquired by Burning Glass Technologies, a leading labor market analytics firm that searches 40,000 job boards daily.
The Low-Wage Work in California Data Explorer provides users with graphics, tables, research summaries, interactive visualizations, and downloadable data
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
Immigrants in the country illegally can apply for professional licenses under a new California law that aims to integrate them into the working world and generate new tax dollars for the state.