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Today, Welcoming America joins the iMarch for Immigration Campaign calling on Congress to protect Dreamers now. Dreamers are a generation of nearly 800,000 young adults who came to the United States as children. They have grown up as Americans, pledging allegiance to our flag, and have worked side by side with all Americans to build a more vital nation. Through Deferred ...

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  Osmany Chauvin Elias, a client of Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM), has formed a friendship with prominent jazz pianist and KRM volunteer Harry Pickens, who has mentored Elias as he develops as a professional musician. The two also play music together at KRM community events. Watch their story of building a friendship through the KRM Live project.   &...

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Berkeley, CA - For 12 hours, refugees, designers, developers, and engineers sat in a conference room at University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. There was no grading, no instructor, and no payment. Instead, these volunteers were motivated by the knowledge that technology can change and improve the lives of refugees in the U.S. The Re:Source Hackathon was ...

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The Welcoming Economies Convening's unique focus will be to show the economics of immigration - highlighting the value of New American contributions to U.S. economy - as well as to advance innovations in immigrant integration, urban revitalization, and economic development, drawing on lessons of Rust Belt communities.   Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner and Ali Noorani, author of There Goes ...

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