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ICYMI: Felix Garcia, Georgia Father of Three, Faces Imminent Deportation

Father of Medical Student and Outspoken Dreamer, Belsy Garcia After more than a year of work, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under Donald Trump continues to inhumanely break families apart. This time in Georgia, ICE is currently targeting Felix Garcia, father of three, after detaining him during a routine check-in. Van Le, Digital Director for … 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 »

Washington Post Editorial Highlights Egregious Deportation Cases in Ohio and Michigan

ICE Field Office Director Rebecca Adducci Has An “Appetite for Destruction” of Area Families Cleveland, OH – The Washington Post is out with a blazing editorial about the abject cruelty inherent in the Trump Administration’s deportation policy.  Many of the examples they cite in their editorial come directly from the Detroit ICE Field Office with jurisdiction over … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Disability Rights Advocate Says Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez should have received stay of deportation

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 reading »

Watch These Clips. Do Not Look Away: Loving Father About to Be Deported

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 reading »

Despite Plea for Compassion from Cleveland Bishop, ICE Set to Deport Ohio Father Tomorrow

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 reading »

Plain Dealer Shines Light on Latest Local Man Fighting Deportation

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 reading »

Famously Vengeful Trump Presides Over Policy of Immigration Retaliation

From Massachusetts this week comes the story of Jose Flores, a 37-year-old construction worker who is now in immigrant detention after he dared to ask his employer for workers’ compensation. His case may be the latest example of how the Trump Administration practices immigration retaliation. Jose Flores, detained after asking for workers’ comp Jose has been … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Daniel Denvir: “New Hope For Undocumented Immigrants: DAPA Might Not Be Dead — A Bold Legal Strategy Could Protect Millions From Deportation”

Following the lawsuit filed yesterday challenging Judge Andrew Hanen’s national injunction on President Obama’s immigration executive actions, Daniel Denvir of Salon explores the politicization of DAPA and DACA; the potential judicial chaos emanating from the Supreme Court tie in U.S. v. Texas; and the continued fight for protection from deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants who are Americans in all but … Continue reading »

David Leopold and Lynn Tramonte React to New Lawsuit Challenging Judge Hanen’s Overreaching National Injunction

Today, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), and the Rockford, Illinois law firm Dady & Hoffmann filed a lawsuit challenging Judge Andrew Hanen’s national injunction on President Obama’s immigration executive actions on behalf of José Lopez.  Lopez is a DACA-mented immigrant whose parents are both eligible for Deferred Action for Parents of … Continue reading »

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