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Indianapolis Selected for Gateways for Growth Challenge

Twenty U.S. cities chosen for program created by Partnership for a New American Economy (PNAE) and Welcoming America INDIANAPOLIS — The Partnership for a New American Economy Research Fund (PNAE) and Welcoming America selected Indianapolis to take part in their Gateways for Growth Challenge, a program that supports the development and implementation of multi-sector strategic […]

A Call for Liberty and Justice for All

On Monday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced he is suspending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in our state. We believe the Governor’s statement unfairly characterizes Hoosiers as unwelcoming, and does not reflect the diversity most of us value in our communities. We too are saddened by the tragedy and loss of innocent lives in Paris. But […]

Natural Helper Connects Immigrant to Attorney General’s Office

Natural Helper Connects Immigrant to Attorney General’s Office Case Involving Car Warranty is Subsequently Appealed Buying a car can be stressful. Imagine trying to buy one when you don’t speak the language well. Judith bought a car with a warranty that stated the dealership would cover the cost of repairs within a certain time period […]

Adams Recieves National AILA Advocacy Award

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has awarded Immigrant Welcome Center board member, Angela Adams, Associate General Counsel, Indiana University, with the 2015 Advocacy Award for outstanding efforts in support of AILA’s legislative agenda. Read more about how Angela has devoted her career to enlightening the community about the beauty of immigration, the necessity of immigration reform, […]

Natural Helper Drives Language Learning Legislation

Pam Gemmer knows a thing or two about volunteering. Being a Natural Helper for the Immigrant Welcome Center is just one role among dozens she holds in the community. A retired teacher, Gemmer put her passion for language and learning to work in the 2015 Indiana General Assembly and played a significant role in getting […]