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 […]
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 […]
Most of the community leaders seem to recognize the importance of attracting and retaining immigrants and their enormous economic, social and cultural benefits.
Executive Director Terri Morris Downs and board member Neelay Bhatt shared the latest statistics on the expected growth of Indianapolis’ immigrant population on Inside Indiana Business.
The Immigrant Welcome Center and the Indy Chamber have opened registration for the inaugural Live Local, Think Global event to be held at 5 p.m. on September 10 at the Athenaeum in Indianapolis.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]