The Immigrant Workforce

The Urban Institute recently released a research report titled Upskilling the Immigrant Workforce to Meet Employer Demand for Skilled Workers. The report – and its two page factsheet - provide guidance for policy makers, workforce organizations – both public and private – employers and funders (such as the ones that support the work of organizations … Continue reading The Immigrant Workforce

Fox Executive teaching English

Last year we received an email from someone who was moving to Fort Lauderdale and wanted to volunteer. Thus begun our friendship with Dermot McQuarrie, a former Fox Sports executive (Executive Producer of Fox Sports Americas and General Manager for the Fox Soccer Channel.) He now runs his consultancy company from Fort Lauderdale. Dermot is … Continue reading Fox Executive teaching English

“We should be so thankful that they’re here”

“We should be so thankful that they're here,” demographer William Frey says of immigrants boosting the USA’s diversity.  Mr Frey is a Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program and the recent author of the book called: Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America And the "they" Mr. Frey is referring to are immigrants. So many immigrants and so … Continue reading “We should be so thankful that they’re here”