Immigration http://wyso.org en Dayton Honors Refugee Populations http://wyso.org/post/dayton-honors-refugee-populations <p></p><p>The United Nations established World Refugee Day to honor people forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.&nbsp;</p><p>In 2013, there were an <a href="http://www.unhcr.org/pages/49c3646c1d.html">estimated 10.4 million refugees </a>around the world.&nbsp; In 2014, with situations in Syria, Somalia, Iraq and other places, those numbers are likely to grow drastically.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 51611 at http://wyso.org Dayton Honors Refugee Populations Making Springfield An Immigrant-Friendly City: WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Carl Ruby http://wyso.org/post/making-springfield-immigrant-friendly-city-wysos-lewis-wallace-talks-carl-ruby <p></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 46125 at http://wyso.org Making Springfield An Immigrant-Friendly City: WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Carl Ruby Dayton Mediation Center In A Growth Spurt http://wyso.org/post/dayton-mediation-center-growth-spurt <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-628fc2db-0c2a-9f11-bf47-eb47463a64a4"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Disagreements with neighbors or spouses can be ugly, and they can also be costly for the people and institutions involved. The Dayton Mediation Center has been working for 27 years to stem the social and fiscal costs of conflict by addressing it at its root, using volunteer mediators. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 43607 at http://wyso.org Conservative Ohio Leaders Push Immigration Reform in Washington http://wyso.org/post/conservative-ohio-leaders-push-immigration-reform-washington <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-4c6764c2-00c4-b828-949f-3632fa5adb58"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Conservative leaders from Ohio are headed to Washington this week to lobby for immigration reform in a collaboration between businesses, evangelicals, and law enforcement. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:05:23 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41251 at http://wyso.org Conservative Ohio Leaders Push Immigration Reform in Washington U.S. Sen. Portman to Meet with Miami Valley Farmers http://wyso.org/post/us-sen-portman-meet-miami-valley-farmers <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Senator Rob Portman will meet with farmers in the Dayton area today to answer questions about the farm bill.</span></p><p>For most farmers, the first concern about the farm bill is making sure there is a farm bill. The bill expires every five years, and the U.S. House and Senate have until October to agree on a new version or extend the old one.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 15:19:27 +0000 Lewis Wallace 38709 at http://wyso.org