Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
The fight over immigration reform continues. The US Justice Department this week challenged Arizona’s new tough immigration law. Recent Polls show while Ohioans support immigration reform, many also would support an Arizona – style crackdown here. WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas wonders how we got here.
Franklin County Commissioners approved $2.5 million from the government to create job-help programs for refugees and immigrants.
Recently, backers of an Ohio crackdown on illegal immigration vowed to go to the ballot this November with a plan that would let local police enforce national immigration rules.
A conservative state representative from southwest Ohio says the state needs to follow Arizona’s lead and pass a similar immigration law.
11 people in Columbus recently pleaded guilty for their involvement in sham marriage schemes. The pleas are the result of an investigation by local and federal officials led by the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency. Prosecutors say foreign nationals paid thousands of dollars to wed Americans in hopes of longer stays and boosting citizenship chances in the United States.
The outsourcing of U.S. jobs to other countries, has many Americans concerned. But this past week in Northeast Ohio, one of the loudest voices for keeping America strong in a time of offshore competition came from a man with a foreign accent.
A new public opinion poll shows most Ohioans want to take a tough stand against illegal immigration.
Activists who call themselves immigrant rights advocates have formed a coalition in Ohio to fight proposals, aimed at ridding the state of illegal immigrants. Thirty of the activists traveled to Columbus Wednesday to make their case to state legislators.
This week, on Columbus Day, we celebrate the arrival of some of our nation’s first immigrants. Christopher Columbus is credited with discovering the new world – starting the flow of newcomers.WOSU commentator Elizabeth Martinez observes the flow of immigrants continues – and we should embrace them.
In Washington, lawmakers continue to debate a compromise immigration bill. The Central Ohio economy relies more and more on immigrant labor. A glance in a restaurant kitchen or onto a roof being replaced confirms this. WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee says the real winners in the immigration debate may not be who you think they are.