Upwardly Global’s Young Immigrants Study Featured in WorkingNation

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A groundbreaking new study from Upwardly Global with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation has been published in WorkingNation, the premiere nonprofit media and journalism organization focusing on the labor market.

“Young adults under the age of 30 with immigrant backgrounds encounter major roadblocks in their quests to land workforce opportunities that match their skills, says a recent report from Upwardly Global, a national nonprofit that supports immigrants and refugees with international credentials in their efforts to restart their careers once in the United States.

“Approximately 47% of recently-arrived immigrants come to the U.S. equipped with a college education,” states Roadblocks to Workforce Inclusion for Young Adult Immigrants: Charting the Path Forward. “More than two million immigrants and refugees are unemployed or under-employed in jobs that don’t match their skill levels.”

Read the full article here, and read a summary our findings from the study here. 

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