Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

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 »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

“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 »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

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 »

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 »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

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 »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

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 »

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

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 »

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

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 »

Fatiha Elgharib has lived in the US for 21 years and is the mother of four children, including two US citizens. She and her family are longtime residents of Englewood, a suburb of Dayton, Ohio.  Her youngest child, Sami was born with Down Syndrome and other severe medical conditions. Fatiha is her son’s primary caretaker.… Continue »