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Officials unveil blueprint designed to improve immigrant experience

By Diana Nelson Jones / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette September 14, 2016 A crowd gathered Tuesday in the Strip District for the unveiling of the Immigrant Community Blueprint, a plan to improve the efficiency of immigrant services in Allegheny County. Many people voiced enthusiasm about its potential because so many immigrants helped build it. The plan stitches […]

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Stress, anxiety common among Pittsburgh’s newest refugees

By Diana Nelson Jones / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 15, 2016   Posters at the Squirrel Hill Health Center advertise childbirth classes in Nepalese, warn in Spanish about eating too much sugar and offer words of “welcome” in multiple languages. The center can call on translators who speak 120 tongues. With more than 500 immigrants settling […]