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Policy Status: Current
Language: English
Jurisdiction: National
Country: United States of America
Institution: US Department of Labor
Policy license: CC BY


Policy Title: US: Department of Labor: H-1B Ready to Work Partnership grant program - Go to the policy
Author(s): US Department of Labor
Description: http://www.doleta.gov/grants/pdf/SGA_DFA_PY_13_07.pdf

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the availability of approximately $150 million in funds for the H-1B Ready to Work Partnership grant program. DOL expects to fund approximately 20-30 grants with individual grant amounts ranging from $3 million to $10 million. This grant program is designed to provide long-term unemployed workers with individualized counseling, training and supportive and specialized services leading to rapid employment in occupations and industries for which employers use H-1B visas to hire foreign workers.

Total: $150 million

Policy Comments:

Note: this is one of multiple US Department of Labor CC BY open policies. See: http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/42446

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