Category Archives: Headlines

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

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

U.S increases Immigration application fees

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced adjustments to the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. Fees will go up .  The new fees will be effective Dec. 23.  Applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or

Latino student summit

The University of Cincinnati is set to host the inaugural Ohio Latino Student Summit sponsored by the Office of Ethnic Programs & Services, UC Blue Ash, Lindner College of Business, and the UC Division of Student Affairs. The 2016 Ohio

Bills to amend protection for refugees and asylum seekers now in US Congress

Proposed legislative bills to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reaffirm the United States historic commitment to protecting refugees who are fleeing persecution or torture got heard recently in the Congress. One bill,  S.3241  sponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy

USCIS Extends Visa Waiver Process to Promote Family Unity

Effective Aug. 29, 2016, certain individuals who are family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs), and who are statutorily eligible for immigrant visas, can more easily navigate the immigration process U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced