Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Fatiha Elgharib – Whose Son Has Down Syndrome and Severe Medical Problems – Latest Caregiver to Face Banishment from American Son Who Needs Her A recording of today’s call is available here. Ohio and Michigan – For the past 21 years, Fatiha Elgharib has built a life for herself and her family in Ohio, raising four… Continue »

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Tuesday, November 21 at 2pm ET DIAL IN: 877-888-4312; PASSCODE: “ICE” Fatiha Elgharib – Whose Son Has Down Syndrome and Severe Medical Problems – Latest Caregiver to Face Banishment from American Son Who Needs Her Ohio and Michigan – For the past 21 years, Fatiha Elgharib has built a life for herself and her… Continue »

american veterans are being deported. so are other american heroes.

Wife Seleste: “I feel like my country turned its back on my family” Elyria, OH – Last night, the national Noticias Telemundo program aired an update on the Pedro Hernandez family, divided by a border after Pedro’s cruel deportation in September. It is a searing piece, highlighting how American citizens are being affected by Trump’s relentless deportation policy and demonstrating the excruciating… Continue »

american veterans are being deported. so are other american heroes.

The inhumanity of Trump’s deportation machine has been on display this week in three cases where the federal government has shown a callous indifference to immigrants’ lives, whether they are 17-year-old minors or parents who have lived in the US for decades and have deep ties. 17-year-old asylum seeker is being denied access to abortion… Continue »

Cleveland, OH –  Last week, Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez, a father of four U.S citizen children and primary caregiver of a severely mentally and physically disabled young man, was deported. In response, Judy Mark, president and CEO of Disability Voices United, penned an op-ed for the Cleveland Plain Dealercondemning the cruel and senseless decision and explaining how deporting a caregiver harms… Continue »

Washington, DC – Reports that focus on the fact that the overall numbers of deportations under President Trump have declined compared to fiscal year 2016 lose sight of the forest through the trees. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: A key factor in this is the decrease in individuals crossing the border without… Continue »

US government insists on deporting Pedro Hernandez – loving father of US citizens, caregiver to a disabled man, despite damage to family and society Cleveland, OH – In a cruel and callous decision, the US government has refused to grant Pedro Hernandez Ramirez another “stay” of deportation, which would have allowed him to remain in Elyria… Continue »

US Government insists on deporting loving father of US citizens, caregiver to a disabled man, despite damage to family and society Cleveland, OH – In a shameful and outrageous decision, the US Government has refused to grant Pedro Hernandez Ramirez another “stay” of deportation that would allow him to remain in Elyria to care for his family.  … Continue »

Pedro is “Backbone of Our Family,” Says Wife Seleste Elyria, OH – Today, the Cleveland Plain Dealer published the heartbreaking story of Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez, a man who has lived in the United States for fifteen years, is a devoted husband to wife Seleste Wisniewski, a U.S. citizen, and a father to four U.S. citizen children… Continue »

Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez has lived in the United States for fifteen years. He is a devoted husband to his wife Seleste Wisniewski, a U.S. citizen, and father to four U.S. citizen children in Elyria, OH. Pedro and Seleste’s eldest son, Juan, suffers from severe intellectual disability and cerebral palsy. Pedro is Juan’s primary caretaker.  He is also… Continue »