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ICYMI: Nashville Producer Releases “Welcome Home” Song for Deported Father Amer Adi

In her new must-read blog, Van Le, Digital Director for America’s Voice, highlights Tom Manche, a Youngstown, Ohio native who wrote a song in dedication of Amer Adi Othman, also of Youngstown. Adi was deported to Jordan earlier this year, despite strong support from his congressman, Rep. Tim Ryan, and being the beneficiary of a … Continue reading »

Nashville Producer Releases “Welcome Home” Song for Deported Father Amer Adi

In January, Youngstown, Ohio businessman Amer Adi was deported, leaving his community to mourn a “hell of a man”. Amer had lived in the U.S. for nearly forty years, was married to a citizen and had four U.S. citizen daughters, had never committed any crimes, and was credited with helping to revitalize downtown Youngstown. Amer’s … Continue reading »

If Trump Wants to Grow the Economy, Why is He Deporting Entrepreneurs?

Donald Trump the candidate — when he wasn’t busy running on white nationalism — claimed to be a ‘business president’ with unique insights on how to boost the economy. “I will be the greatest jobs president that God ever created,” he boasted. Yet in the last year, Trump has presided over a sweeping deportation crackdown … Continue reading »

Trump’s Immigration Plan from the State of the Union is Radical, Racist, and Un-American

Donald Trump during his State of the Union address this week detailed an immigration proposal that is radical, racist, and un-American. As our Executive Director, Frank Sharry said, “the hardliners are high-fiving; the Statue of Liberty weeps.” Trump’s immigration plan is extreme because it: Is a radical and racist restructuring of our entire immigration system. … Continue reading »

Amer Adi’s Deportation a Reminder of the Real State of the Union for Thousands of American Families With Immigrant Roots

Trump Campaigned on a Promise to Deport “Bad Hombres,” Instead He’s Deporting Businessmen With Families When President Trump touts his immigration policy record and vision during tonight’s State of the Union address, keep Amer Adi and his family in mind. Adi, a Youngstown, Ohio businessman and father of four U.S. citizen children, was deported yesterday despite Rep. Bob Goodlatte and … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Ohio’s Amer Adi Remains in Detention Despite Judiciary Chairman Asking ICE to Stay His Deportation

Last Friday, Youngstown businessman Amer Numan Barhoum Adi Othman (“Al Adi”), 57, was transferred to a federal prison after commencing a hunger strike following his unexpected arrest by the Cleveland ICE office. Hundreds of people also marched on Saturday and Sunday in support of his freedom. “We’re in fear of his life,” Adi’s daughter, Lina, … Continue reading »

After Deportation Delay, Youngstown’s Amer Adi Incomprehensibly Detained by ICE With Congressman Tim Ryan At His Side

ICE Field Office Director Rebecca Adducci Has An “Appetite for Destruction” of OH & MI Families Cleveland, OH – With the surprise detention of Youngstown’s Amer Adi, Rebecca Adducci, Director of the Detroit Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, seems to be angling for a gold star from her bosses in Washington, DC.  Consider … Continue reading »