Immigrants and refugees are often obliged to start life in the U.S. in low-skilled jobs, despite years of experience, training, and credentials earned in their homeland. What’s the cost of losing the expertise of our foreign born and trained professionals? More than 2 million college-educated immigrants are working in low wage jobs outside their career expertise. Join a conversation of policy makers, advocates and skilled immigrants who are redesigning education and workforce systems.
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