Louisville Mayor announces new effort to attract and retain foreign-born skilled workers

The battle for skilled immigrant workers is fierce, and while Louisville has made strides in recent years, its efforts have been spread out over multiple groups. To correct this, Mayor Greg Fischer announced on Friday Global Louisville, a public-private nonprofit aimed at increasing Louisville’s international presence and attracting more skilled immigrant workers.

Fischer broke the news at the tail end of an Americas Society/Council of the Americas event called “Globalization, New Americans, and Economic Growth in Louisville.”


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