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  Contact: Susan Downs-Karkos, Senior Director of External Affairs Phone: 303-808-1322 Email: [email protected]     Thirteen Communities Across the United States Make a Commitment to Welcome New Americans   Gateways for Growth announces its latest cohort, forming an initiative of 54 communities who aim to integrate immigrants and create opportunities for all   Date: January 9, 2019 New York, NY — ...

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Detroit City-to-City Visit Big Hit

Timothy Walden | December 10, 2018

Building a welcoming economy—one that is inclusive of immigrants, their talents, their aspirations, and their contributions—can be a daunting endeavor. The Welcoming Economies (WE) Global Network brings together over 20 cities across the Rust Belt who have initiated local initiatives to do just that. Most of the WE members launched their efforts with the last decade. The WE Global ...

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Public Charge Proposal Threatens Rust Belt Economies

Timothy Walden | December 10, 2018

  Only days remain before public comments are due on the proposed federal rule change to public charge and last week, WE Global hosted its first-ever twitter town hall meeting to highlight the potentially devastating economic impacts of the proposal. On October 10, the Department of Homeland Secured proposed a sweeping federal rule change to enable the Trump Administration to deny ...

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#GivingTuesday and Beyond!

Timothy Walden | November 15, 2018

Welcoming America relies on the support of people and organiztions like you to continue our work. Our goal is to raise $100,000 nationwide this year to increase the number of places we are working with to create inclusive communities. As the holiday season approaches, we look forward to the two major days for receiving special deals on gifts for our loved ...

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