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President & CEO Jina Krause-Vilmar featured in Al Jazeera: “How Professional Immigrants Are Reviving the U.S. Midwest”

President & CEO Jina Krause-Vilmar featured in Al Jazeera: “How Professional Immigrants Are Reviving the U.S. Midwest”

“[The increased immigrant population] is a win for us [Americans],” said Jina Krause-Vilmar, the CEO of Upwardly Global, a US non-profit that helps immigrants find jobs in the country. Nearly half of all immigrants coming to the US hold a bachelor’s degree, she noted. “It also creates shared prosperity: We have a lot of data that shows when immigrants settle in a community, they stay in those communities and contribute to them.”

Read the full article here: How Professional Immigrants Are Reviving the U.S. Midwest: Al Jazeera

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