Immigrant nurses WIN their way to land local jobs

  1. An effort to ease the shortage of bilingual staff helps foreign-trained nurses learn U.S. medical procedures.
    Nelly Altotsky traveled to Portland from the Ukraine, and Inemesit Okon moved from Nigeria. Both were highly trained nurses in their native countries. Both took the licensing test for U.S. nurses, and flunked.

    Language wasn't the crux. Altotsky had...