Immigration

Migration Paths: How Do Highly Skilled Workers Make Their Way to Canada?

With Immigrant interest in Canada surging, WES surveyed 7,120 applicants for Canada’s skilled worker program to better understand their backgrounds and skills.


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Posted in Credential Evaluation Issues, Current Issue, Mobility Trends, Original Research, Skilled Immigrants & Workforce Integration

Washington’s Patchwork Approach to Inbound Student Mobility: A Guide

The U.S. federal government lacks a unified policy solution to inbound student mobility, but programs and policies designed to attract and retain international students do exist, both within the State Department, and Customs and Immigration. Paul Schulmann offers an overview of the available resources, and tips for navigating them.


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Posted in Current Issue, Education Policy, Enrollment & Recruiting, Strategic Internationalization

Attracting and Retaining International Students in Canada

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services, Rahul Choudaha – WES Research & Advisory Services CLICK HERE TO ACCESS CORRESPONDING WEBINAR ARCHIVE   As is the case in most developed countries, Canadians are living longer and having fewer


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Posted in Americas, Enrollment & Recruiting, Mobility Trends

Skilled Immigrants and the Recognition of Foreign Credentials in the United States

By Nejdan Yildiz, WES Community Outreach Coordinator The United States, as a country built by immigrants, has an immigration policy that would be considered more welcoming than that of most developed nations. According to the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), there


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Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Americas, Credential Evaluation Issues, Skilled Immigrants & Workforce Integration

Speeding the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications in Canada

A new framework to speed the integration of foreign-trained immigrants into the Canadian workforce was introduced in late November as part of the Canadian Government’s strategy to attract and integrate “ the best educated, most skilled and most flexible workforce


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Profiling International Students in Canada within the Global Context

By Sue Le-Ba, Research and Policy Analyst, WES Canada Introduction According to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), there were 2.7 million international students worldwide in 2004 compared to 1.75 million just five years earlier – a 41%


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Posted in Americas, Education Policy, Mobility Trends, Skilled Immigrants & Workforce Integration, Strategic Internationalization