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For Higher Education Degree Holders

Highly skilled New Americans come to New York State with credentials earned after extensive schooling and years of experience. Yet, they experience difficulty finding gainful employment in their selected profession because they are unaware how they can have their degree or credential recognized in the U.S.

The New York State Office for New Americans strives to work with our sister State agencies to ease the process towards gaining a professional credential while maintaining our State’s professional regulation record as a model for public protection.

World Education Services
WES offers immigrants expert credential evaluation services.

Upwardly Global
Upwardly Global creates employer partnerships that benefit from access to the skilled immigrant talent pool, as well as provide customized training and support for these new Americans to give them an equal opportunity to find and secure skill appropriate opportunities and achieve their full economic potential in the U.S.