Immigrants and Refugees are often thought of as one group of people, but there are several differences when it comes to employing them. Edgar Ramirez, Refugee Workforce Liaison for Iowa Workforce Development, talks to us about the unique circumstances these populations can face, and how employers can access this talent pipeline. Additionally, hear how Ramirez’s personal story of immigration has shaped his identity as an American citizen.  

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Featured Guest: Edgar Ramirez, Refugee Workforce Liaison for IWD

Hosts: Ben Oldach and Kathy Leggett

Produced by: Iowa Workforce Development Communications Bureau

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Hosted by Ben Oldach and Kathy Leggett. Produced by the Iowa Workforce Development Communications Bureau.