Multicultural Happy Hour: Building an Alliance for Immigration Reform & The Immigrant-Friendly City
Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)
Cleveland, United States
You Are Invited
To a Multicultural Happy Hour
Building a Multicultural Alliance for
The Immigrant-Friendly City
Thursday, February 21, 2013
4:30 to 6:30 pm
Tomo’s Hibachi & Sushi Restaurant & Lounge (Brand New!)
1293 West 9th Street, Cleveland 44113
A group of leaders from the Mexican, African American, Chinese, Jewish, Puerto Rican, Nigerian, Lebanese, Russian, Guatemalan, Israeli, French, Taiwanese, Palestinian, Bhutanese, Pakistani, Somali, Vietnamese, Ukrainian, Indian, Serbian and many other communities invite you to our inaugural Multicultural Happy Hour.
We intend to do this each month in 2013 to create a sense of community and commitment around support for national immigration law reform and local efforts to make Northeast Ohio cities more immigrant-friendly.
Historic changes are happening all around us.
The re-election of the nation’s first African-American president. The rise in political power of the Hispanic and Asian community. Possible immigration reform that could bring millions of undocumented families out of the shadows and into our welcoming community --- not to mention thousands more immigrant entrepreneurs and innovators that could help jumpstart the economy of cities like Cleveland, Lorain and Painesville.
However, for Northeast Ohio to benefit from these national changes, and for our economy to grow, we will have to come together, speak with one voice in D.C. on why immigration reform is important to Northeast Ohio’s future.
We invite you to join us for happy hour, networking, and a quick briefing on how you can support immigration law reform, as well as ways we can together encourage local policies that welcome immigrant investment and talent, that make immigrants feel safe and part of the community.
Together, we can build a globally-connected city and grow the pie.
Please join us and other kindred spirits on Thursday, February 21st, for complimentary wine and appetizers, cash bar, at the newly-launched Tomo Hibachi Restaurant & Lounge, 1293 West 9th St. Cleveland, Ohio 44113.
Tomo’s is the brainchild of Immigrant-American entrepreneurs Velimir Lucic, of Serbia, and Benny Yang, of China. Check out the photos of this amazing historic four story building recently renovated by Velimir and Benny at www.tomohibachiandsushi.com. You won’t want to miss this event!
Richard Herman, Herman Legal Group, TiE Ohio (The Immigrant Entrepreneurs)
Lee Fisher, CEO for Cities
John Barnes, Ohio House of Representatives
Joe Cimperman, Councilman, City of Cleveland
Mamie Mitchell, Councilwoman, City of Cleveland
Brian Cummins, Councilman, City of Cleveland
Max Rodas, Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center & Guatemalan Immigrant
Lute Harmon, Inside Business & Cleveland Magazine
Eduardo Gonzalez, Ferragon Corporation
Richard Romero, Latinos Magazine
Ivan Gomez, Vocero Latino
Mansfield Frazier, Neighborhood Solutions
Jan Vilcek, Vilcek Foundation
Johnny Wu, Organization of Chinese Americans- Cleveland
Donna Dabbs, Urban Film Festival
Dan Hanson, ClevelandPeople.com
Deb Hanson, ClevelandPeople.com
Alton Tinker, Society of Urban Professionals
Alan Schonberg, Ohio Israel Chamber of Commerce
Joy Roller, Global Cleveland
Ruben Castilla Herrra, LGBT LULAC
Michael Byun, Asia Service in Action
Camilo Villa, SEIU Local 1
Karin Wishner, International Services Center
Nick Torres, Latino Policy Action Network
Pierre Beijjani, Cleveland American Middle East Organization
Prakash Sinha, India International
Lucian Fogoros, Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America
Dennis Seaman, Seaman Garson
Derek Ng, China Great Lakes Innovation
Hasan Bakia, Albanian Association of Cleveland
Connie Atkins, Consortium of African American Organizations
Jonah Weinberg, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Business Center
Brian Hoffman, Innovation Ohio
Henry Guzman, HG & Associates
Gary Convertino, VP, Diversity, Cleveland Society of Human Resource Professionals
Susan Lohwater, Cuyahoga Community College
Patty Quinonez, LATINA, Inc.
Lou Acosta, Northcoast Minority Media
Arooj Ashraf, LaPrensa Newspaper
John Ramos, LULAC Ohio
Maritza Motino, LULAC Columbus
Velimir Lucic, Tomo Hibachi Restaurant & Lounge
Benny Yang, Tomo Hibachi Restauraunt & Lounge
Anthony Yen, Confucius Institute, CSU
Luis Cartagena, Young Latino Network & Convencion Hispana 2013
Sanjiv Kapur, Jones Day
Jack Story, Saving Cities
Rachel Ng, MotivAsians
Jennifer Luu, MotivAsians
Patrick Valente (TIE: The Immigrant Entrepreneur Association)
Asim Data, Federation of India Community Associations, Cleveland
Joe Nava, Cincinnati Latino Community & Unity Prime Construction
Jason Lin, Lin’s Omni Plaza
Henry Luu, Lin’s Omni Plaza
Steve Tobocman, Global Detroit
Kenneth Kovach, International Services Center, ICC
Pradip Kamat, Indus International and TIE
Angel Galvan, Galvan Concepts
Gene Sasso, Professor of Public Relations, KSU
Syed Ali, Second Chance Immigration
George Burke, International Education Consultant
Maria Galindo-Dasilvo, Hispanic Cultural Center of Cleveland
Josue Vicente, Ohio Hispanic Coalition
Joe Cole, TIE
Rico Neller, La Prensa & La Revista
Olga Sonis, US Together
Helen Tarkhenova, US Together
Gia Hoa Ryan, Friendship Foundation of American-Vietnamese
Joseph Meissner, Friendship Foundation of American-Vietnamese
Masao Yu, Taipei-Cleveland Sister City Committee
Craig Siplin, Cleveland Classic TV
Ye-Fan Glavin, China Invests in America
Alfonso Cornejo, Cincinnati Latino Community
Bharat Kumar, INDIA Festival USA
Deb Roy, INDIA FESTIVAL USA
Dina & Michael Ferrer, Coalition for Hispanic/Latino Issues & Progress
David Bowen, Richard L. Bowen & Assocs., Northeast Ohio District Export Council
Gilbert Torres Ruiz
Ron & Anila Nicklos
For more information contact Richard Herman at (216) 696-6170 or email at Richardtmherman@gmail.com
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The Herman Legal Group is an experienced, compassionate and results-driven immigration law firm headquartered in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio, near the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service Office and Cleveland Immigration Court.
Our team of Cleveland immigration attorneys provides professional assistance in areas of green cards, work visas, deportation/removal defense, political asylum and all areas of immigration law.
Our founder, Richard Herman, has over 20 years of experience representing families, individuals and corporations in immigration matters. We are passionate about immigration law and helping others.
In 2012, Richard Herman received the “Client’s Choice Award” and top rating of “10” as an immigration lawyer by the law website AVVO.
For the ninth year in a row, Richard Herman has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyer Magazine in the field of immigration law.
Cleveland Immigration Lawyer Richard Herman has earned an “AV” rating by Martindale Hubbell, the highest skill and ethics rating by judges and peers.
Richard is a nationally-known author and speaker on immigration. He co-authored the acclaimed book, “Immigrant, Inc.”
Richard Herman’s team includes attorney Charmaine Rozario, who heads the firm’s business immigration division; and attorney Vania Stefanova, who heads the firm’s deportation division.
Serving clients throughout the country, Richard Herman and his team provide assistance in the following areas: marriage green cards, fiancé visas, family-based green cards, deportation defense in immigration court, bond redetermination proceedings, immigration appeals at the federal circuit court, hardship waivers of inadmissibility such as I-601 and I-212, H-1B visas, I-130, I-485, I-129F fiancée visa, J-1 Physician Waivers, Physician Green Cards, EB-5 Investor Green Cards, E-2 investors visas, appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals, L-1 intra-company transfer visas, R-1 religious worker visas, asylum, cancellation of removal, B-1 or B-2, tourist visa extension, O visas, P visas, F-1 Student Visas, I-9 Compliance, E-Verify, NAFTA visas, TN, I-140, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, Labor Certification, National Interest Waiver, Outstanding Ability, Outstanding Researcher, Outstanding Professor, H-1C Nurse Visas, diversity and global business consulting
The firm provides free immigration consultations by phone. Call (216) 696-6170 or toll free 1-800-808-4013.
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If you are looking for an immigration lawyer in Cleveland, Ohio, let us put our experience to work for you.
815 Superior Ave, Suite 1225
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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