The State of America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis 2022

The longstanding direct support workforce crisis, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has led to closures of critically needed services and a denial of access to community-based supports.
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Capitol Correspondence - 07.05.22

ANCOR Urges USCIS to End Delays Surrounding Nurse Staffing

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ANCOR joined ten other organizations signing onto a coalition letter to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). In the letter, the groups urge USCIS to end delays in the processing of Immigrant Petitions for Registered Nurses. The groups point out that the delays, as long as 4 to 6 months, significantly affect the ability of health care providers to staff essential nursing positions.