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50 Welcoming Communities Honored at the White House

Written by on July 1, 2016 in Integration with 0 Comments
50 Welcoming Communities Honored at the White House

More than 50 U.S. cities and counties were honored at the White House on Thursday, for their work in creating inclusive and welcoming communities that engage in local immigrant integration efforts. The localities honored are part of the Building Welcoming Communities Campaign—a partnership among The White House Task Force on New Americans, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]

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How Welcoming Immigrants Gave Chicago, Dayton, and Nashville a Boost

How Welcoming Immigrants Gave Chicago, Dayton, and Nashville a Boost

Three geographically diverse cities have created more welcoming environments for immigrants and each has implemented initiatives that promote immigrant entrepreneurship and innovation in their communities, to the benefit of all residents. Their efforts are detailed in the report “Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Welcoming Cities: Lessons from Chicago, Dayton, and Nashville.” The report highlights the fact […]

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John Kasich’s Silence on Immigration Policies as Governor of Ohio

Written by on July 31, 2015 in Elections with 0 Comments
John Kasich’s Silence on Immigration Policies as Governor of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich is the sixteenth Republican to enter the 2016 presidential race. His campaign website states that Kasich has “done it all.” However, Kasich’s record shows that he has done little to address immigration issues in Ohio, and he has yet to put forward a concrete vision of what federal policy should look […]

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Michigan Pushes Plan to Welcome Immigrants and their Revitalizing Power to State

Michigan Pushes Plan to Welcome Immigrants and their Revitalizing Power to State

While some states pushed for punitive immigration measures over the last year—measures designed to drive immigrants away —others, like those in Michigan, were busy putting together a plan that welcomes immigrants and their revitalizing power to the state. This month, leaders in Michigan—including state Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke (D-Detroit)—helped launch […]

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Dayton, Ohio Passes Plan to Revitalize Economy through Immigrant Integration

Dayton, Ohio Passes Plan to Revitalize Economy through Immigrant Integration

Shortly after Alabama began implementing their anti-immigration law (HB 56), Dayton, Ohio passed legislation that welcomes and integrates immigrants with the hope that they will revitalize their slowing economy. Faced with a declining population, Dayton’s City Commission voted unanimously last week to adopt the Welcome Dayton Plan—a plan that is tapping into the very economic […]

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Declining Cities Look to Immigrants to Revitalize Economies and Increase University Enrollment

Declining Cities Look to Immigrants to Revitalize Economies and Increase University Enrollment

In a recent speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg highlighted the vital role immigrants play in stimulating economic growth. Bloomberg called for immigration policies that “spur innovation, increase the number of entrepreneurs who start businesses here, and create jobs for Americans on every rung of the economic ladder.” […]

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