City Job Program Includes Help for Professional Immigrants

March 29, 2013 at 10:47 am

The city’s Immigrant Bridge Program could increase the earning potential of foreign-trained immigrants with advanced degrees. (Photo by Ivan Baldivieso, Flickr Creative Commons License).

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced eight new programs to foster job training and employment opportunities for low-income New Yorkers, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

One of the programs in the LINK (Leveraging Innovations and our Neighborhoods in the Knowledge economy) initiative is highlighted by El Diario, since it targets immigrants specifically.

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