Category Archives: News

“Decisions We Make” by Pastor Ven Ogbebor

The pastor and general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Dominion Center, Dayton, has published and launched “Decisions We Make” (iUniverse, 2017). This new publication is a scripture-based and practical guide for making decisions in the Christian,

Combatting Corruption at the Grassroots Level in Nigeria By Prof, Funso Oluyitan

A lifelong member of the African community in the Miami Valley Ohio, Dr. Funso Oluyitan popularly known as “Baba Ase” has published Combatting Corruption at the Grassroots Level in Nigeria (Springer, 2017). This new publication examines the history, layers, and

June 2017 Community Announcements

                  

Immigrant Sentenced to 19 Years for Internet Dating Scam

 The U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced an immigrant couple, Gbenga Ogundele a/k/a “Benson Ogundele,” age 58; of Laurel, Maryland, to 234 months in prison, and sentenced his wife, Moji Popoola, a/k/a “Mojisola Oluwakemi Tin Popoola” and “Moji T.

Refugee Sewing Training Kicks off

Application is now open for the second session of the 8weeks sewing training program, which is part of  Workforce Training for Manufacturing Sewing Jobs  -Refugee and Immigrant  Training Program.  This free training program is focused on teaching the basic skills required

USCIS Will Accept H-1B Petitions Beginning April 3

PRESS RELEASE: Release Date: March 15, 2017 WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap on April 3, 2017. All cap-subject H-1B petitions filed before April 3, 2017, for

City Hosts Citizenship Clinic

For immigrants and refugees who eligible for United States Citizenship, there is an opportunity to get free legal assistance in Dayton Ohio.  Welcome Dayton , a City of Dayton initiative  and ABLE, an immigrant advocacy legal group will be co-hosting

Scholarships for undocumented students

Are you an undocumented student striving for your education? Are you looking for scholarships that are open for you, or maybe someone you know, Below are10 scholarship opportunities. 1. 2015-2016 HENAAC Scholarship HENAAC scholarship recipients continue to pave the way

Forum on Trump’s Immigration Ban holds Wednesday

Welcome Dayton, an initiative of the City of Dayton, OH  is hosting a community forum regarding president Donald Trump’s Exec Orders THIS Wednesday, February 8th. It will be at 6:30pm in the Smith Auditorium at Sinclair Community College, Building 12.

U.S Advocacy Group Unveils Plan to Protect Immigrant Communities

As America faces challenges in the fight to uphold the founding values of liberty and justice for all, in the wake of the result of the November 8, 2016 presidential election, the National Immigrant Justice Center has provided four important