"Attending the AsylumWorks job training was the best week of my life in America."



What We Do

Employment Services

For most asylum seekers, rebuilding a life with dignity and purpose begins with finding a job. AsylumWorks offers two job readiness training programs to help asylum seekers find and keep jobs that are safe, legal, and meaningful.

Path Forward helps asylum seekers find entry-level employment.

This program combines:

  • A two-day skill-building workshop emphasizing Know Your Rights training, networking techniques, and workplace role plays with staff and volunteer professionals
  • One-on-one job planning
  • Post-training follow-up meetings to assess progress
  • Introductions to employers

Reach Higher prepares asylum seekers for career re-entry.

This program combines:

  • A five-day skill-building workshop that offers one-on-one resume prep, interview practice, and workplace role-plays with staff and volunteer professionals
  • Tailored career planning
  • Informational interviews with professionals
  • Introductions to employers

Pablo was educated about his rights.

This information helped him avoid an employment scam targeting immigrants.

Ali was connected to his employer

Now he is thinking about his future instead of the past. 

Tigist met professionals in her field

She is rebuilding her professional network and now getting called for job interviews

Program Impact


of clients are hired for full-time employment


of clients are hired for a new job within 6 months


of clients get jobs that pay above the minimum wage