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AV Ohio Applauds Gov. Kasich’s Step Forward on Immigration

Immigrants Share Our Values and Should Be Welcomed Here Cleveland, OH — Today, Governor John Kasich announced the creation of an historic Office for New Americans, a statewide expression along the lines of local initiatives lead by the city of Dayton and other Ohio communities.  Following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Director of America’s … Continue reading »

Gov. Kasich and a Bipartisan Group of Governors Call on Congress to Pass Urgent Dreamer Solution

CNN Poll: Americans Across Ideologies Agree Cleveland, OH – Today, A bipartisan group of governors, including Ohio’s John Kasich, sent a letter to congressional leaders in both parties urging them to “come together quickly to shape a bipartisan solution that allows our Dreamers to remain in the United States and continue their constructive contributions to our society.”  The … Continue reading »

From Toledo to Youngstown and Oberlin to Dayton, Ohioans Mobilize for Immigrants Like Never Before

It’s Now Up to Congress to Pass Critical Legislation Addressing the Status of Dreamers Cleveland, OH – Yesterday,  Donald Trump made a cowardly decision, sending his Attorney General to deliver bad news to 800,000 Americans with DACA – and thousands of other young people who are finally old enough to apply for the first time.  (For more … Continue reading »

Gov. Kasich Stands With Ohio’s Dreamers

Where Is Attorney General Mike DeWine? Cleveland, OH – Gov. John Kasich weighed in this weekend on Trump’s pending “decision,” expected tomorrow, about cancelling or continuing the DACA program.  But so far, Attorney General and Ohio gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine has been silent. Referencing the story of Jesus Contreras, a Houston-area paramedic working in the Hurricane … Continue reading »

While Kasich and Brown Stress Bipartisanship and Humane Immigration Policy, Trump Implements Extreme, Un-American Agenda

Cleveland, OH – On Meet the Press yesterday, two common themes emerged in interviews with Ohio Governor John Kasich (R) and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).  One, bipartisanship is key to progress on issues that Americans want resolved; and two, the Trump Administration’s mass deportation policy is inhumane and un-American. Governor Kasich went first, stating: “You’ve got to … Continue reading »

McCauley Column, NYT Editorial Provoke Compelling Questions about Ohio Mom's Deportation

McCauley Column, NYT Editorial Provoke Compelling Questions about Ohio Mom’s Deportation The headline of Byron McCauley’s column in the Cincinnati Enquirer about Oswaldo, Maribel Trujillo’s eldest son, is heartbreaking: “His mom deported, 15 year-old boy left with questions,” and so is the entire piece.  Just read the first lines: Deported mother separated from 15-year-old son … Continue reading »

Actually, US Hispanic Chamber, Gov. Kasich Does Have a Track Record With Latinos

Just Ask The Ohio Immigrant Families That Met With Him The Washington Post reported that the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will endorse Ohio Governor John Kasich for President today.  From the Post: During a public forum with the candidates, the group’s president and CEO, Javier Palomarez, admitted that Kasich “doesn’t have a huge track record of … Continue reading »

Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich: Donald Trump Is A Fraud But We’ll Support Him For President Anyway

The headdesk moment of the Republican debate came thanks to Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, who spent most of the night attacking Donald Trump, then pledged to support him as the GOP’s nominee for President. John Kasich, who was a bit of an afterthought last night, also vowed to support him as the nominee. The endorsements from … Continue reading »

“For Us, It’s Dignity”: Ohioans Host “DAPA Dinner” To Highlight Need For Relief For Immigrant Families

On Saturday, members of the Lorain, Ohio community hosted a luncheon as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign to highlight how DAPA and expanded DACA could help the state’s immigrant families and children. The event was organized by DAPA-eligible families and leaders from the Lorain Ohio Immigrant Rights Association (LOIRA), Cleveland Jobs with Justice, and … Continue reading »

New Report Shows Republican Lawsuit Against DACA/DAPA Costing Ohio Millions

By Stalling Programs in Court Gov. Kasich and Attorney General DeWine Are Denying The State Tax Revenue As the Supreme Court prepares to hear the case over President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, evidence continues to grow that upholding the policies is not just the right thing to do for millions of families with American … Continue reading »