Lincoln receives more refugees more per capita than any city in the nation. Many refugees and immigrants arrive in Lincoln with experience as doctors, accountants, lawyers, veterinarians, engineers and more. However, many of our newest citizens are unsure about the process to become certified to reenter their careers in Lincoln.
Lincoln’s New Americans Task Force has been selected as one of eight participating communities and states for World Education Services and its Global Talent Bridge program in 2019. The Task Force brings together all agencies focused on immigrants and refugees to coordinate resources and efforts around career pathways The Task Force includes all agencies that serve immigrants and refugees.