The Next Page / At home in Pittsburgh: Three immigrant stories

They’re new in town. How’s it going? • Several Pittsburgh non-profits are grappling with the disparate needs of international arrivals. For professionals with multiple degrees, a job for a trailing spouse or a connection to the high-tech community cements the bond. For economic migrants, a micro-loan can aid a new business. For refugees, social services and public education provide a foothold. Ethnic benevolent societies, an old Pittsburgh tradition, may be newly relevant. • The paths of several 21st-century arrivals suggest the array of tasks a welcoming effort must include…Read more.