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Upwardly Global issued a new report, “Roadblocks to Workforce Inclusion for Young Adult Immigrants: Charting the Path Forward,” on the unique challenges young adult immigrants face on their employment journeys. We heard from healthcare workers, legal professionals, project managers, physical therapists, journalists, software engineers, human resources professionals, and more
With Upwardly Global moving its operations into the new year, we are using this time to reflect on our programming and methodology in direct service and workforce development work for immigrants, refugees, and asylees in 2022. Last year, Upwardly Global placed more job seekers in our direct service work
“Underemployment is a problem in the refugee community, says Jina Krause-Vilmar, president and CEO of Upwardly Global, a New York City-based nonprofit that helps refugees and immigrants with college degrees and professional experience find jobs that match their qualifications. Krause-Vilmar says 45 percent of recently arrived immigrants have at
Legislation to support Afghan allies to be reintroduced in the House and Senate NEW YORK – Upwardly Global, a leading workforce development organization supporting professional immigrants and refugees, reaffirms its support for the Afghan Adjustment Act, a critical, bipartisan bill that would help expedite pathways to permanent legal status

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