Refugees are Work Authorized
Resettled refugees are fully authorized to begin working immediately upon arrival in the United States. There is no expiration for this authorization.
Excellent Work Ethic
Having lost homes, personal property, and careers in their native countries, resettled refugees have a strong desire to rebuild their lives and regain self-sufficiency and economic stability for their families.
Your business could qualify for certain tax credits and training incentives when you employ those receiving public assistance. Contact us for more information on the Workforce Investment Act.
Skills and Experience
Resettled refugees come bring a variety of work experience and skills to our community. Many are well-educated and were professionals and small business owners in their native countries. Their knowledge, skills, and abilities coupled with positive work ethics and willingness to learn are qualities that U.S. employers seek for their workforce.
Hiring resettled refugees not only assists those individuals on a path towards self-sufficiency in the United States, it also adds diversity and richness to the workforce and ultimately to the community at large.