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News & Press Releases

Women of Cincy – Sheryl Rajbhandari

January 2018

The Long Welcome

November 2017

Body and Soul

October 2017

Welcome to Camp Washington

May 2017


April 2017

Cincinnati Rotary 2017 Jefferson Award Finalist

March 2017

WVXU Cincinnati Edition Features Heartfelt Tidbits and STAR

October 2016

AILA Citizenship Day to be held Feb. 27

The Ohio of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will host its Annual Citizenship Day event on Feb. 27, 2016, at Peaslee Center, 215 E 14th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Each year, at sites across the country, AILA attorneys and other stakeholders provide assistance to lawful permanent residents eligible for naturalization. Last year, AILA and its partner “ya es hora ¡Ciudadanía!” held more than 50 naturalization clinics in 22 states and the District of Columbia serving thousands of immigrants who aspired to become citizens.

Eligible applicants are invited to Cincinnati, Ohio local event which will be held at: Peaslee Center, 215 E 14th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 from 9 am-2 pm. Several AILA Attorneys will be joined by volunteers to help eligible local immigrants apply for citizenship.Press who wish to attend must register by emailing Questions? Email:, Call: 513-793-7776.

Heartfelt Tidbits Presents US Citizen Award
October 2015

Nepali immigrants, refugees think of home after quake
April 2015

Heartfelt Tidbits Presents First US Citizen Award
December 2014

Refugees Build Home in Queen City
May 2010

Wyoming Citizens of the Year Honored at Ceremony
January 2010


The Journey Home
This compilation of memoirs from refugees from Bhutan shares the untold story of being exiled from the “happiest place on earth.” The refugees who were interviewed for the story recounted vivid details of their trek from the southern region of Bhutan to Nepal, their experiences and life in the refugee camps, along with their thoughts on their new home, the U.S.

Heartfelt Tidbits Slideshow
See a slideshow of pictures of the Bhutanese refugees now living in Cincinnati, Ohio.

GSL Monastery
GSL is a local community center for Bhuddhist study, practice, and culture located in Cincinnati’s West Side.

Bhutanese Refugees Website
This website tells the story of the Bhutanese refugees. It explains why these people became refugees, where they ended up and how they live now.

Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal
A video news story published by MaxMediaAsia that looks at how Bhutan’s ethnic minorities have fled to neighboring Nepal and India to escape what they call discrimination and human rights abuses. The story looks at how generations of these Bhutanese refugees mainly from the Lhotshampas minority group have been languishing in the jungle refugee camps in Nepal while Indian and Nepalese politicians try to work together to try and help resolve the problem of these stateless and homeless refugees.

Cultural Orientation Research Center
Learn about refugees from Bhutan through COR Center’s resources.