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Mon, Sep 20, 2010
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Still an Hourglass?: Immigrant Workers in Middle-Skilled Jobs


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Monday, September 20, 2010

9:00 am to 10:30 am

Where:

1777 F Street, NW, 1st Floor Conference Room
Washington, DC 20006

Closest Metro Stations are Farragut West and Farragut North.
Please note this event is not at MPI.

Speakers:

Eduardo Martín Ochoa, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education

Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

Michael Fix, MPI Senior Vice President and Director of Studies

Margie McHugh, Co-Director of MPI’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy


Demetrios G. Papademetriou, MPI President


This important MPI report challenges the conventional wisdom about the immigrant workforce, using a sophisticated new method of analysis that permits deeper examination of how workers – immigrant and native-born – fare by economic sector, the skill level of their jobs, and educational attainment.

The report, developed with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offers detailed findings for the economy as a whole and within key sectors (health care, information technology, construction, and hospitality), tracing workers’ progress in the labor market into the recession. The findings hold significant policy implications for the nation’s work-preparing institutions and for how they can provide workers with the credentials and language skills necessary to obtain jobs that pay family-sustaining wages.

If you have any questions about the event or experience any difficulties while using our registration system, please contact Lisa Dixon via email at events@migrationpolicy.org or by phone at (202) 266-1929.


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