Department of Labor approves $1m to workers of closed businesses

Department of Labor approves $1m to workers of closed businesses

The U.S. Department of Labor has approved a National Dislocated Worker Grant award for $1,040,264million to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The funds will provide reemployment services to individuals impacted by the closures of A. H. Notini and Sons, Inc. and Cobham Sensor Systems, both located in Lowell, and Courier Westford, […]

Columbus hosts U. S Half Marathon National Championship

Columbus hosts U. S Half Marathon National Championship

The 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon taking place on Saturday April 30 will also host the United States of America Track and Field, USATF 2016 Half Marathon National  Championships. The 2016 USATF Half Marathon Championships will offer a record $90,000 in prize money, with a record $12,100 awarded to the winner of the men’s […]

2016 Columbus State Writers Conference holds Saturday April 23

2016 Columbus State Writers Conference holds Saturday April 23

The 2016 Columbus State Community College Writers Conference and Book Fair will take place on Saturday April 23 in the Conference Center Gallery- fourth floor – Center for Workforce Development on Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. The 2016 Writers Conference which will start at 9am and end at 3pm is free of charge and registration is […]

Swahili Columbus holds Mana Conference May 6

Swahili Columbus holds Mana Conference May 6

The Swahili community in Columbus, Ohio will hold a 3-day revival seminar with international speakers from Tanzania on Friday May 6 to Sunday May 8, 2016 at the Days Inn and Suites Hotel, Reynoldsburg, Ohio. A release sent to The Immigrant by Jackson Lyimo stated that Mwalimu Christopher and Diana Mwakasege, both from Tanzania will […]

Mayo congratulates Bernadine

Mayo congratulates Bernadine

Mayo Makinde, candidate for the Ohio State House of Representatives’ 25th District in the Democratic Party primary has congratulated Bernadine Kent for winning the party’s ticket at the March 15 primaries, vowing to continue to fight for the community. In a statement after the results were announced, Mayo said “I just reached out to Bernadine […]

Elections: Mayo mobilizes for March 15 poll day

Elections: Mayo mobilizes for March 15 poll day

As elections of party representatives for the Ohio State House of Representatives hold Tuesday March 15, Mayo Makinde, one of the candidates for the Democratic Party primary for District 25 has appealed to supporters and volunteers to be at the Voting Center on Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio to cast their votes. Makinde told The Immigrant […]

U.S. Attorney tells residents to check when in doubt

U.S. Attorney tells residents to check when in doubt

Columbus, Ohio-based Attorney, Emmanuel Olawale has urged residents in Ohio State who are in doubt of their residency status to always check with Immigration Attorneys to know where they stand. Olawale who spoke at an Immigration workshop organized by the Sanctuary of Hope Church in Columbus, while answering question on why many people are afraid […]

Columbus is #3 American fashion hub

Columbus is #3 American fashion hub

Columbus is home to the third highest concentration of fashion designers in the United States of America. New York City and Los Angeles are numbers one and two, respectively, according to a recent article in Fashion Times. The Rickenbacker Area Report said that more than $5 billion in textiles and footwear moved through Rickenbacker Foreign-Trade […]

Immigration rights’ workshop holds March 5

Immigration rights’ workshop holds March 5

Residency and Immigration rights will kick start a two-day program by the Sanctuary of Hope on Saturday March 5, in Columbus, Ohio with award-winning lawyer and immigration specialist, Emmanuel Olawale in attendance. It is free attendance. The Resident Pastor of Sanctuary of Hope Church, Josiah Olusanya Oyedola told The Immigrant that “the event is targeted […]

Register to vote – Mayo Makinde

Register to vote – Mayo Makinde

Mayo Makinde, Ohio State House of Representative District 25 candidate for the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday March 15 has urged voters who have not registered to ensure they register Tuesday February 16 which is the last day of registration for the primary. Makinde told The Immigrant that “it is very important that people go […]

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