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Governor Holden Becomes 300th St. Louis Mosaic Project Ambassador

Regional immigration initiative celebrates two milestones. ST. LOUIS (February 10, 2014) The St. Louis Mosaic Project’s Ambassador Program reached its 300th ambassador when former Missouri Governor Bob Holden signed up to help the St. Louis region become more welcoming to foreign-born people. He, like other ambassadors, have committed to supporting the program’s mission to attract […]

New College Scholarship Supports Immigrants and Educational Attainment

(St. Louis, MO) – A deserving immigrant or immigrant’s child, who is an academically accomplished St. Louis area high school senior specializing in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields, may now apply to receive $1,000 toward a college program of their choice, through the Larry Carp Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is renewable for […]

St. Louis Mosaic Project Launches Networking Program; Becomes First U.S. City to Leverage Successful Referral Program

ST. LOUIS, MO (December 4, 2013) – The St. Louis Mosaic Project has identified 20 “Connectors “who will help immigrants launch their careers by providing networking referrals. The Professional Connector Program is modeled after a project started in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The program, which officially launched December 1, connects skilled immigrants to well known “Connectors” […]

Immigration Policy Reform Should Now Begin in Cities and Counties

Cities can play a crucial role in ensuring that the policy environment concerning immigration does not undermine economic growth or erode community cohesion. New York, December 3, 2013—In the absence of forward movement on comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. House of Representatives, the job of improving the legal, business, and human rights environment for […]

Bi-State Unveils New Multi-Language Posters Designed to Welcome Area Immigrants to the Regions’ Transit System

Poster initiative represents one piece of the St. Louis Mosaic Project, which aims to Make St. Louis the fastest growing U.S. metropolitan area for immigration by 2020. ST. LOUIS, MO., September 13, 2013 As the nation prepares to celebrate National Welcoming America Week September 15 – 22, 2013, the Bi-State Development Agency is introducing new […]

St. Louis region making push for immigrants

6-27-13 Associated Press by Jim Salter  ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis lags behind many other U.S. metropolitan areas in attracting immigrants, but a new effort is underway to change that. The St. Louis Mosaic Project was formally launched Thursday with an ambitious aim to make the St. Louis region the fastest-growing metropolitan area for immigration […]