In light of some confusion in the recent national debate on refugee resettlement, here is a video of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, explaining the screening process refugees go through before resettling in the U.S. Share away!
“If you want to see how refugees are changing Buffalo, N.Y., the West Side Bazaar is a good place to start. It’s an incubator for immigrant-owned businesses.” Read Joel Rose’s article on how an influx of immigrants has helped transform Buffalo’s West Side here.
Photographer Guy Hand was featured recently on Boise State Public Radio. He is a phenomenal talent and we have been beyond pleased to work with him for the images of our job seekers that will appear in our new informational brochure, which will be out soon (the brochure will be produced by OneStone– […]
We would like to extend a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to Mark Munroe, Margaret Sato, and U.S. Bank for their generous donation to Global Talent Idaho and the Women’s Business Center of Idaho. Your support of the Women’s Business Center of Idaho (WBC), an SBA funded project, helps entrepreneurs to plan, start, and grow their […]
Read Amy Roost’s recent article featured on The Huffington Post’s website, which addresses many of the misconceptions still held about refugees today. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amy-roost/refugees-i-have-known_b_8105840.html
We are honored to receive mention in the September “Progress Update on Job Driven Training and Apprenticeships” report released by the White House. The story of Rasha Al Zaidi, an Iraqi pharmacist and GTI Jobseeker who successfully reclaimed her career in Boise, is also featured on page 10! Read the full report here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/job-driven_training_and_apprenticeship_progress_report.pdf
We at Global Talent Idaho support “Welcoming Idaho”, a new project of the Idaho Community Action Network (ICAN) dedicated to creating communities receptive to new immigrants and refugees and their needs. “Just as fertile soil is needed for a seed to grow; receptive communities are needed for immigrants to thrive.” Read more and support their […]
Richard Naing, a Burmese IT professional, civil engineer, and Global Talent Idaho alumnus, authored the second piece in our blog series featuring job seekers, volunteers, employers, and mentors and their stories. Read about his incredible experience below.
After my father, a contracted civil engineer in Myanmar (Burma), […]