Refugees Contribute: Strategies for Skilled Refugee Integration in the U.S.

11/2017 Report from Upwardly Global – Immigrants and refugees with professional backgrounds face complex challenges to reestablishing their careers – such as a lack of professional networks,language barriers, and unfamiliarity with U.S. job search norms. Refugees, who often have experienced emotional trauma and long employment gaps, must overcome even greater challenges. This report details common barriers that refugees face, and how they can be overcome with targeted interventions.