“Global Cleveland is Excited About 2019”

Every “first of” in a New Year gives all of us a chance to re-energize and dedicate ourselves anew to our passions and vocations. At Global Cleveland we are excited at what 2019 is already bringing. The amount of collaboration between local/county/state government and organizations like ours engaged in welcoming newcomers is at an all … Continued Read More

Connect with Global Cleveland in 2019

There are many ways you can get connected with Global Cleveland – from networking with civic and business leaders to volunteering at a naturalization ceremony. Sign up today!     Naturalization Ceremonies Help support and welcome our newest American citizens on what is of the most important days of their lives.  Interested? Email Carl@globalcleveland.org    Community Navigators … Continued Read More

What You Need to Know About the H-1B Visa in 2019

As we walk into 2019, there is a serious discussion among employers, lawyers and international employees about filing H-1B Visa for 2019. H1B visa is a valid three years’ work visa that can be renewed for another three years. Among all the industries, tech firms have been using H-1B visas to hire international talents that … Continued Read More

“There Is Always Something For Which To Be Thankful”

This Thanksgiving, I am extremely thankful for our community. I am thankful for the people who make our lives better, more fulfilled, and more worth living: our international newcomers. I am also thankful for being a part of an organization like Global Cleveland that’s committed to serving and supporting all those that come to Cleveland … Continued Read More

Meet Zhenting: From China to Cleveland, From Intern to Vice President

As a native of China, Zhenting brings the first-hand experience in American immigration. Zhenting began as an intern at Cleveland International Fund (CiF), then rose steadily up the ranks to Market Analyst, Operations Manager and now serves as Vice President. CiF is a proven EB-5 Regional Center that connects foreign investors seeking U.S. residency (“green … Continued Read More

The 9th Annual International Holiday  Celebration!

Greater Clevelanders are invited to the 9th Annual International Cleveland EXPO on Friday, December 7th – described by past participants as the “best” celebration of the area’s diversity. This year the EXPO is hosted by La Villa Conference and Banquet Center at 11500 Brookpark Road in Cleveland. The parking is FREE and plentiful. The event … Continued Read More

Guest Blog: How Studying Abroad Changed My Life!

To expand my perspective and learn from experience and to take a fun break from school, I took the advantage of the opportunity to study abroad twice during my time as an undergraduate at Ohio University. My sophomore year, I participated in a Global Public Health Program in Costa Rica and my senior year I … Continued Read More

Problem Solvers: Making An Impact in Greater Cleveland

Members of Design for America have found plenty to improve upon in and around University Circle. They helped the Ronald McDonald House organize its donations using spreadsheets, streamlined the recycling process at a campus café, and developed a pedometer that encourages the elderly to use their walkers. But as the local studio begins its sixth … Continued Read More

The 2nd Annual InterCLE, Connecting International Young Professionals

  On September 8, 2018 Global Cleveland held the 2nd Annual InterCLE event, a grand welcome for international students and young professionals in the region. All in attendance had the opportunity to engage with community organizations and to network with fellow international students. This event was sponsored by WKYC Channel 3, Margaret W. Wong & Associates, Case … Continued Read More

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