“Decisions We Make” by Pastor Ven Ogbebor

“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 More »

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

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). More »

June 2017 Community Announcements

June 2017 Community Announcements

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Immigrant Sentenced to 19 Years for Internet Dating Scam

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, More »

Refugee Sewing Training Kicks off

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 More »

USCIS Will Accept H-1B Petitions Beginning April 3

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 More »

City Hosts Citizenship Clinic

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, More »

 

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

Citizenship Clinic to offer free legal assistance

If you think you might be eligible for citizenship, you can get free legal assistance at the Citizenship clinic in Dayton Ohio. Welcome Dayton and ABLE will be co-hosting our last naturalization clinic of the year on Saturday, November 5,

Anene Exudes Nigerian Pride in Ohio State Spotlight

Nnaemeka Anene, Yes, you know him,  one of the twin sons of John O Anene, Jr. the director of Central States Upward Bound Program is in the news at Ohio State University.  Below is the story of Nnaemeka as posted

Greater Dayton Area College Night is Oct 26

Greater Dayton College Night, the annual event where  High School seniors, and heir parents can explore a variety of college options and get questions answered is here again. Do you have questions about the college you want to attend? Would you

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

City hosts inaugural Housing Symposium

The City of Dayton is hosting the inaugural Housing Symposium on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the Dayton Convention Center.  The Housing Symposium is an opportunity for community leaders and stakeholders, real estate professionals, community and economic development professionals, developers,

Wright Patterson Air Force Base Job Fair is here again

Ohio Means Jobs, Montgomery County and the Wright Patterson Air Force Basee have once again joined together to host the 2016 Job fair that will bring together area job seekers with employers. The event holds October 5th 2016 at the

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