Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Where is the outrage from Ohio Republicans? Cleveland, OH – At a speech last night in Youngstown, OH, President Donald Trump offered a disturbing and apocalyptic vision of immigrants in America, saying that they “prey on innocent young people” and describing how: “[these] animals … don’t want to use guns because it’s too fast and it’s… Continue »

Jesus Lara Lopez, an Ohio taxpayer and father of four U.S. citizen children, was deported yesterday to Mexico following a tearful goodbye with his family. Unfortunately, Jesus’ case is not an isolated one.  The heartbreak that he and his family feel today is the same heartbreak that so many other American families have been dealing with… Continue »

Willard, OH – Jesús Lara López, un contribuyente de Ohio y padre de cuatro hijos estadounidenses, fue deportado esta mañana tras una triste despedida de su familia. Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, respondió a través de este comunicado: Es un triste y lamentable día en que la más poderosa nación del planeta despliega su descomunal… Continue »

Willard, OH – Jesus Lara Lopez, an Ohio taxpayer and father of four U.S. citizen children, was deported this morning following a tearful goodbye with his family.  Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, responded with the following statement. It’s a sad, sad day when the most powerful nation on earth deploys its colossal power to crush… Continue »

Jesus Lara

Willard, OH – The following is a statement from David Leopold, former AILA president and attorney for Jesus Lara Lopez, ahead of Mr. Lara’s scheduled deportation tomorrow morning: Mr. Jesus Lara has not received a response from the government regarding his latest request for a stay of deportation. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should not… Continue »

Jesus Lara

A recording of today’s event is available here Willard, OH – Ahead of Jesus Lara Lopez’ scheduled deportation tomorrow, his sons and legal team joined community and faith leaders to provide an update on his case and share a letter from local faith leaders supporting an end to this deportation nightmare. The solution is clear: the government can renew Jesus’… Continue »

Jesus Lara

“Wasn’t [Trump] supposed to deport the people who aren’t so great? The drug dealers, rapists murders all them? Then he turns it around and takes good families like this.” — Jennifer Fidler, Willard Resident Willard, OH – Absent a change at the federal level Jesus Lara Lopez, an Ohio taxpayer and father of four U.S. citizen children, will… Continue »

Jesus Lara

Local & National Media Outline Solution At Hand; Question is, Will Gibbs, Portman, and DHS Government Act On It? Willard, OH – Jesus Lara Lopez, an Ohio taxpayer and father of four U.S. citizen children, is set to be deported on Tuesday.  Lara’s children have been leading a campaign to ask their congressman, Rep. Bob Gibbs, to do… Continue »

Jesus Lara

A final stay of removal was filed today for Jesus Lara — the final request for immigration authorities to continue doing what they have been for the last five years, and allow Jesus to stay in the US with his family. Jesus faces deportation on July 18, even though he has no criminal record whatsoever and would be… Continue »

Se agota el tiempo para Gibbs y la familia Lara; la deportación está programada para el 18 de julio Willard, OH – Si ha seguido con detenimiento la historia de Jesús Lara, de Ohio, sabe que, en esencia, es una tragedia en la cual un padre de cuatro hijos estadounidesnes enfrenta la deportación en menos de… Continue »