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‘Brain Waste’: Highly skilled immigrants struggle to fill workforce gaps

Burmese doctors dish sushi at a restaurant, a Jordanian computer engineer drives for Uber, and a Nepali non-profit program officer stocks shelves at a Walmart. Nearly 2 million college-educated immigrants labor in jobs for which they are overqualified, or cannot find work at all.   The “brain waste” phenomenon is costing California and other states billions […]