Our newest snapshots show immigration trends all across Pennsylvania.
This new series of fact sheets shed light on immigration patterns in the Philadelphia region by US congressional district.
The Welcoming Center regularly makes presentations on issues relating to immigration, demographics, and the economy.
A Fact Sheet
Co-produced by the Global Philadelphia Association, this double-sided fact sheet highlights remarkable statistics about international activity in the Philadelphia region.
How the Integration of Immigrant Workers Creates Economic Benefits for All Pennsylvanians
In conjunction with Econsult Corp., the Welcoming Center published a report on the economic impact of work-authorized immigrant workers on our state and region.
The Welcoming Center identified four high-growth industries in Pennsylvania and developed detailed career guides for each industry: accountant, mechanical engineer, systems analyst, and teacher. These guides outline the process for becoming a certified professional and provide information about various types of jobs within each field, regional employers who hire these professionals, salary ranges, and employment resources.
Even if you have worked for many years in your home country, it is valuable to understand American business culture. For general information, view How to Succeed in the Workplace: A Career Guide for the Immigrant Professional. This publication includes useful tips to help guide you through a professional job search in the United States.
Helping Newcomers Succeed in the American World of Work
This Welcoming Center report shows that even low-level jobs with modest pay and limited hours can improve the life-long earning potential of immigrant workers who are learning the ropes of the American world of work.
The Welcoming Center published the following guides on how to start a small business in Upper Darby or in Norristown.
Violence and Harassment in Your Business: What You Can Do to Protect Yourself
The Welcoming Center created a guide to provide practical information on how city store owners can protect themselves from violence and harassment and improve customer relations.
A comprehensive guide providing information about services available to those in the Philadelphia area impacted by the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, in English or Haitian Creole.
The Welcoming Center published the following guides on how to start a business in Philadelphia. If you are interested in starting a business, and would like to be connected to more resources, contact Bahiya Cabral-Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 215-557-2868.
Learning English is a key step in adapting to American life and becoming an active part of society. The Welcoming Center's searchable database helps you find an English class in your neighborhood!