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Ohio Demonstrates Immigration Can Be a Uniter

To say that WE Global’s Ohio members influenced Governor John Kasich’s creation of the new Office of Opportunities for New Americans is an understatement. Tracing roots back to meetings in 2015, six WE Global members in Ohio (Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, and Toledo-Lucas County) began meeting as the Ohio Welcoming Initiatives Network (OWIN) to […]

Anti-Immigrant Policies and Rhetoric Impact Midwest Economies

In fall of 2017, the Welcoming Economies Global Network circulated research that sought to quantify the economic impacts that President Trump’s immigration policies were having on 10 states from New York to Missouri. The research focused on (1) decline in international tourism; (2) loss of international students; (3) decline in refugee resettlement numbers; (4) loss […]