OPPORTUNITY Immigrants and refugees should have the opportunity to contribute their skills in professional roles that draw on their talents, education, qualifications and experience.
ACCESS Immigrants and refugees should have access to the professional workforce and the resources and information that can help them prepare for and become better integrated into the U.S. labor market, higher education, and American society.
Please endorse IMPRINT's Statement of Principles for immigrant professional integration in the U.S. workforce
Please note that at this time, we are requesting only organizational endorsements.
QUALITY Foreign-trained candidates for professional licensure and certification should be held to the same standards as U.S.-trained candidates. These requirements should be transparent, objective, impartial and be reflective of local community needs.
DIVERSITY Communities, public officials, and employers should actively work to draw on the full range of talents and abilities of immigrants. Bilingual and bicultural skills should be recognized, valued and utilized.
ENGAGEMENT Communities should work to engage skilled immigrants not only as workers but also as neighbors, parents, business owners, volunteers, stakeholders, leaders, and community members.