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 »

Scholarships for undocumented students

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 More »

Forum on Trump’s Immigration Ban holds Wednesday

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 More »

U.S Advocacy Group Unveils Plan to Protect Immigrant Communities

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 More »

 

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

Nigerian Community in Cincinnati Hosts NaijaFest 2016

 NaijaFest, an international cultural festival organized by Nigerian community in Cincinnati Ohio  holds October 1, 2016 from 12noon to 6pm at Fountain Square in Cincinnati . The cultural carnival will feature large variety of Local Artist from Cincinnati and Columbus

Local Entrepreneur Invited to White House

Dayton immigrant and business owner Dr. Ayman Salem recently visited the White House as part of its Materials Genome Initiative that helps businesses like Dr. Salem’s Material Resources LLC discover, develop and deploy new materials. Material Resources continues to grow

Nigerian passport processing comes to Columbus

The Passport Processing event which was postponed in July has been rescheduled for Friday October 7th and Saturday October 8th 2016. All  applicants who have  completed the pre-processing stage will receive a follow up to schedule  preferred Date & Time schedule  In the interim, location