CODE Education Series -New American Integration: Employment & Economic Impact

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM) (CST)


Join us for our FREE 4-Part Education Series on American Integration and how to Mainstream Integration into the workforce and Community. There will be many takeaways during each session and will be receiving a certificate of completion for attending all 4 sessions. 

December 6th, 2022, from 1pm - 4pm at Tri-Faith Initiative Center 13136 Faith Plaza Omaha, NE 68144

Overview: Immigrants and Refugees play a huge role as workers and consumers in labor markets and economies in which they settle. During today’s session, we will understand the processes refugees and immigrants take to come to this country as well as understand the different types of visas that are available in order to work in the United States. We will also learn more how integration impacts the overall economic, workforce, fiscal and social ecosystems.

Guest Speakers: 

Karine Sokpoh Managing Attorney at Sokpoh Law Group,LLC and President of Midlands African Chamber 

  • Refugee & Asylum Policy and Processes •Differences in Employment Visas (Work visas, Employment-based Visas, EB Visas) 
  • How to Petition the US Government for a visa on behalf of the Employer “Sponsor”

Lina Traslaviña Stover, Ph.D. Executive Director at Heartland Workers Center 

  • Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Immigrants and Refugees who integrate into Nebraska
  • Labor Market Impacts

Yuridia Igbowke, Immigrant Rights Advocate and Founder & CEO of Lincua Academy 

  • How to support refugees and immigrants while employed 
  • Myths on Immigrant and Refugee Integration 


January 11th, 2023 12pm - 3pm American Integration: Retention and Family & Community Support Hear from Community leaders on how to best support Refugee and Immigrant employees and their families. 

February 1st, 2023 12pm-3pm Affordable Housing and Transportation.

March 2nd, 2023 4pm -6pm Completion of Series Certificate & Networking Event

Tri-Faith Initiative of Omaha
13136 Faith Plaza
Omaha, NE 68144 United States

Entrance is on the east side of the building. 

Event Contact
Alejandra Jimenez
(402) 598-2000
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