Immigration reform

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6:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Making Springfield An Immigrant-Friendly City: WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Carl Ruby

Carl Ruby is advocating for making Springfield an immigrant-friendly city.

Immigration reform might be dead in Washington for now, but some local advocates are still on the case. One of those is long-time conservative activist and teacher Carl Ruby. He’s part of a new initiative called Welcome Springfield—a takeoff on Welcome Dayton—to work on making Springfield a more appealing place for immigrants.

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Immigration
8:05 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Conservative Ohio Leaders Push Immigration Reform in Washington

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 Conservative leaders from Ohio are headed to Washington this week to lobby for immigration reform in a collaboration between businesses, evangelicals, and law enforcement. Twenty Ohio leaders are among the hundreds who have meetings set with House Republicans Tuesday. While the Senate passed a comprehensive bill earlier this year, the House has yet to bring a bill to the floor.

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Around the Miami Valley
1:57 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Organizations Roundtable Immigration Discussion

With Congress in recess and many congressmen returning to their home districts, activist groups are taking steps to get their attention.  WYSO’s Jerry Kenney reports on one groups efforts.

Hoping to get the attention of Congressman Michael Turner of Ohio’s 10th district - The Bibles, Badges and Business for Immigration Reform Network held a roundtable disccusion that featured local faith leaders, law enforcement, and members of the business community.  

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Around the Miami Valley
4:39 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Immigration Reform Rally Scheduled for Boehner's Clark County Office

A large group of protestors and speakers are expected to lead a rally for immigration reform Saturday afternoon at Speaker of the House John Boehner's Clark County office.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:49 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Bibles, Badges and Business for Immigration Reform meet at Clark State

A group of religious, business, and law enforcement officials met Monday evening at Clark State to discuss immigration reform. The group held a public forum to talk about providing a path to citizenship for those in the country illegally.

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