Next Monday, January 13th, advocates in Cleveland, Ohio will be walking a 20-mile pilgrimage to highlight the cost of inaction on immigration reform, and the fact that our broken system separates families. Ricardo Ramos of Painesville, Ohio is facing deportation on January 16th–his daughter’s 12th birthday.  Ricardo is the... Continue »
Yesterday in Cleveland, Ohio, nine women sat down in a busy intersection despite steady wind and rain, and refused to leave until they were arrested in an act of civil disobedience for immigration reform.  View pictures courtesy of the Cleveland Plain Dealer here. The action, organized by We Belong... Continue »
Cross-posted from Cincinnati Inquirer: It’s hard to say what’s more disheartening: Sen. Rob Portman’s vote against the toughest immigration bill in Senate history, or his feeble justification for abandoning it. In an op-ed penned on this page last week, Portman, R-Terrace Park, who actually claims to support immigration reform,... Continue »
Growing Latino Vote in Ohio Breaks Overwhelmingly for Obama and Brown   The 2012 elections demonstrated that Latino and new citizen voters are changing politics around the country and in states like Ohio, where their size and influence is growing. Newly-released election-eve polling from impreMedia and Latino Decisions – which surveyed Latino... Continue »
On behalf of America’s Voice, Hart Research Associates conducted a poll of 1,608 Americans in Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri and Ohio from April 14-18, 2010. Voters favor a comprehensive immigration reform plan by a 14 point margin.  Even after exposure to harsh criticism from opponents and Democratic responses, a majority... Continue »