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Pennsylvania surveys new immigrants’ experience of licensing as part of $422,000 federal grant

Aided by a $422,000 three year grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to reduce excessive occupational licensing requirements, the Pennsylvania Department of State is conducting a study of the effects of occupational licensure on the immigrant, refugee, and asylee communities.

The core of the study is the New Pennsylvanians Occupational Licensure Survey of new state residents to better understand their experience in gaining professional licensure in Pennsylvania.

The survey, scheduled for completion in July 2021, asks participants about their experiences and . . .

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