Ohio Ranks 6th in Number of Refugees Resettled

Ohio is ranked sixth in the nation in the number of refugees who came here between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019. States which accepted more refugees than Ohio include Texas, Washington, New York, California and Kentucky. Kentucky resettled 1,427 people to Ohio’s 1,426.

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FLASHBACK: Mark Dayton Tells Minnesotans to ‘Find Another State’ If They Aren’t Happy

  Former Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, a Democrat, once told a crowd of frustrated residents to “find another state” if they weren’t happy with Minnesota. The comments were made during an October 2015 forum in St. Cloud hosted by the local chapter of the NAACP. Dayton was responding to concerns…

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From the Congo to Columbus, Los Angeles Filmmakers Want to Tell Columbus, Ohio’s Diversity Story to Heal the Nation

Filmmaker Jeffrey Newman, told The Columbus Dispatch last week that a film being produced by Rich Street Productions, featuring Columbus’s diverse immigrant population, “…is about reclaiming our identity as Americans.” He went on to say, You tell the story of Columbus through people who live here. The diversity is rich.…

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Trump Administration Slashes Refugees US Will Take in FY 2019 By A Third

Mike Pompeo

by Joshua Gill   Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the U.S. will take only 30,000 refugees over the next fiscal year — the fewest since the 1980 Refugee Act. The cap on refugees decreased from the 45,000 cap set for the current fiscal year and is the…

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