By Jayshree Venkatesan and Jeremiah Gatlin During a year that most of the world has spent locked indoors, we should
In Adjusting to New Labor Markets, Migrants Draw on Past Experience and Retain a Strong Sense of Pride in Being Able to Contribute
By Conor Sanchez, under the supervision of Kim Wilson. Popular notions of migrants as unskilled or uneducated laborers, while sometimes true, are often false. Their jobs back home may not have always ensured adequate income, a factor that could have played a role in their decision to migrate, but they often required some technical knowledge or training. Our subjects had worked as photographers, teachers, accountants, sociologists, and business owners. Some were property owners, tending to farms and livestock or selling various kinds of merchandise out of their home. In many of the interviews, it also became apparent that these jobs had clearly formed an unshakeable part of their identity.
Fresh FINDings Newsletter
Building a strong foundation for effective refugee financial services At the end of April, we were thrilled to host the
The Journeys Project is excited to share a report published with the International Rescue Committee. This report was the culmination