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Fatiha Elgharib

Fighting Deportation Is a Family Affair

Fatiha Elgharib’s Daughters, Sister-In-Law Ask for Compassion in Mom’s Deportation Case Englewood, OH – Deportation does not just affect the individual, it affects families, communities, and society.  That is why fighting Fatiha Elgharib’s case is an all-consuming family affair for her daughters, Wafaa and Sara Hamdi, and sister-in-law Denise Hamdi. They advocate with fifteen year-old … Continue reading »

Eight Ohio Dreamers Came to DC to With A Message for Sen. Portman: Champion the Dream Act

“We need your leadership. This is about our lives.” Eight Ohio Dreamers came to DC on Wednesday to get a minute of Senator Rob Portman’s (R-OH) time.  After weeks of unanswered meeting requests for the Senator, they came to DC for his weekly constituent coffee. The coffee hour was cancelled, but the Dreamers’ lives remained in limbo, … Continue reading »

Englewood Mother’s Deportation Case to Be Reviewed

Life of US Citizen Son With Down Syndrome Hinges On Outcome Fatiha Elgharib: “I could never take Sami back [to Morocco]. With his multiple health problems he could die. He would have no rights. I’d have to hide him away.” Englewood, OH –  The Dayton Daily News is reporting that the deportation of local mom Fatiha Elgharib, scheduled … Continue reading »

Why Does Detroit ICE’s Rebecca Adducci Insist on Stripping Loving Parents from Ohio and Michigan Families?

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 reading »

PRESS CALL: Why Does Detroit ICE’s Rebecca Adducci Insist on Stripping Parents from Ohio and Michigan Families?

***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 reading »

ICYMI: Fatiha Elgharib’s Case Showcases Continued Impacts of “Special Registration, Deferred Action and Prosecutorial (In)Discretion”

Detroit ICE Director Rebecca Adducci is Once Again Targeting a Long-Term Ohio Parent of U.S. Citizens for Deportation Englewood, OH – In a new Medium post, Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and the Director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights at Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. and the author of Beyond Deportation: The … Continue reading »

Cruel and Indiscriminate Deportations of Ohioan Moms Will Leave Far Too Many American Families With Empty Seats at Thanksgiving

Columbus, OH – This Thanksgiving, too many American families will have empty seats at their tables due to the Trump Administration’s cruel and indiscriminate deportations. Thousands of other families will be giving thanks while worrying if their loved ones, who are facing imminent threats of deportation, will be around to celebrate with them at the next … Continue reading »

Cruel and Indiscriminate Deportations Will Leave Far Too Many American Families With Empty Seats at Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, too many American families will have empty seats at their tables due to the Trump Administration’s cruel and indiscriminate deportations. Thousands of other families will be giving thanks while worrying if their loved ones, who are facing imminent threats of deportation, will be around to celebrate with them at the next holiday. These … Continue reading »

Just Days After Thanksgiving, Ohio Mother of U.S. Citizen with Down Syndrome Scheduled for Deportation

Englewood, OH – For the past 21 years, Fatiha Elgharib has built a life for herself and her family in Ohio, raising four children – including a DACA-recipient and a 15-year old U.S. citizen with Down Syndrome.  Now, on November 27, just four days after Thanksgiving, the Trump administration is cruelly insisting on deporting her. Fathia’s … Continue reading »