In this time of crisis when health-care workers are not only on the frontlines of fighting COVID-19 but are themselves among its primary targets, it is more essential than ever to have enough qualified professionals to meet the needs of a buckling U.S. medical system. As U.S. Health-Care System Buckles under Pandemic, Immigrant & Refugee […]
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Americans, it turns out, love their toilet paper. As the coronavirus pandemic intensified across the country, supermarket shelves stripped of eggs, hand sanitizer, and bread produced a phrase that may end up defining our increasingly warped year: panic buying. Immigrants Know All About Disaster Preparedness, Liana Aghajanian, The Nation, April 6, 2020 https://www.thenation.com/article/culture/covid-toilet-paper-panic/
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Almost half of the immigrants who moved to the United States in the past decade were college-educated, a level of education greatly exceeding immigrants from previous decades, as the arrival of highly skilled workers supplanted workers in fields like construction that shrank after the Great Recession. Almost Half of Recent US […]