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Name: To Dang

Country: Vietnam

Profession: Coastal Scientist

To Dang and his wife were well known Coastal Engineers in Vietnam. When they arrived in the U.S. they soon realized they did not know about the U.S. cultural context, let alone how to get a job in this country. He worked as a tour guide to help pay the bills and was not sure if he would ever find a professional job. “When I went to the first Upwardly Global workshop, my hope came back,” he recalled.

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Name: Celinda Mendoza

Country: Colombia

Profession: Systems Integration Consultant

Company: Accenture

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Groundbreaking Study: Immigration Creates Jobs for U.S. Workers

The American Enterprise Institute and the Partnership for a New American Economy released a report analyzing the impact of immigration on the American economy. The nationwide study, based on a multi-year statistical analysis, offers new evidence that immigrants create jobs for American workers, and that immigrants with specific skill types don’t compete with native workers, but complement them and improve their employment outlook.

Watch a presentation of the report and read the press release.

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