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Immigrant Youth Leaders & Children’s Health Experts to Speak at SAT “Families Belong Together” Rally in CLE

Cleveland “Families Belong Together” Rally Calls on US Government to Respect and Protect Family Unity in All Forms Follow @BelongCle Link: http://bit.ly/2N7xKsZ Cleveland, OH – Americans are outraged at the fact that our own government is separating families at the border. The primal pain of separating a parent from a child is also taking place … Continue reading »

Leaders of Ohio Raids Response to Speak at Cleveland “Families Belong Together” Rally June 30

Cleveland “Families Belong Together” Rally Calls on US Government to Respect and Protect Family Unity in All Forms Follow @BelongCle Link: http://bit.ly/2N7xKsZ Cleveland, OH – Americans are outraged at the fact that our own government is separating families at the border. The primal pain of separating a parent from a child is also taking place … Continue reading »

Intrepid (and Often Bilingual) Journalists Telling Deepest Stories About Ohio Immigration Raids

Cleveland, OH — Intrepid and often bilingual journalists have been able to report on some of the rawest, most distressing aspects of the recent immigration raids in Ohio.    Immediately after hearing about the first raids at Corso’s Flower and Garden Center, Univision sent a crew to Ohio to dive deep into impacts on the … Continue reading »

Solon Mom Avril Burg Signs Up to Organize Cleveland “Families Belong Together” Rally June 30

On a Wing and a Prayer, Solon Mom Avril Burg Signs Up to Organize Cleveland “Families Belong Together” Rally June 30; Follow @BelongCle Cleveland, OH — Avril Burg of Solon cannot stand to see children suffering.  As she learned more about the Trump Administration’s “family separation” policy on immigration, she was motivated to not only speak … Continue reading »

Immigration Raids, Family Separations Spark Unprecedented Level of Activism in Ohio

Cleveland, OH — From Univision to NBC Nightly News to the Salem News, the consequences of the massive, military-style immigration raids that the federal government carried out at Corso’s Flower and Garden Center and Fresh Mark plants are on full display.  Rather than applauding these actions, the backlash among Ohioans has been intense. This past … Continue reading »

Organized Labor Roundly Condemns Immigration Raids in Ohio

Ohioans are outraged at the military-style immigration raid carried out by federal immigration agents at Corso’s Flower and Garden Center and Fresh Mark meat processing plants.  Labor unions have come out in full force denouncing this corrupt intimidation tactic and outrageously aggressive treatment of humble workers. At this link are quotes about the raids from … Continue reading »

OHIO RAIDS: Instead of Arresting Workers and Scaring Children, We Need An Immigration System that Matches Our Values

Pastor Dustin White: We can no longer as a people exploit the suffering of the vulnerable to prop up our own privilege and affluence Following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Director of America’s Voice Ohio, with quotes from state and national leaders. Ohio, we need to have a conversation about work and family.  In … Continue reading »

Bipartisan Group of 75 Former US Attorneys — Including Two Ohioans — Denounce Trump Policy of Separating Families at Border

Ohio Voters Want to Know:  Where Do DeWine, Cordray, Yost, and Dettelbach Stand? Seventy-five former U.S. attorneys, serving in both Republican and Democratic administrations, sent a scathing letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions today, denouncing the Trump administration’s policy of mandatory criminal prosecutions of immigrants crossing the border, and separation of parents from children.   … Continue reading »

Ohioans Outraged By Raids on Hardworking Immigrants, Family Separations

Toledo, OH — In multiple letters to the editor, Ohioans are reacting in outrage and anger to the immigration raid at Corso’s Flower and Garden Centers and the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at the border.  The following LTEs were published over the weekend in the Toledo Blade. Chuck Salmon of … Continue reading »

Rep. Kaptur Takes GOP To Task Over Corso’s Raid, Failure to Pass Immigration Reform

“Why do [immigrants] do this work?  To survive” This week, Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) took to the House floor to uplift the innumerable contributions of hard-working immigrants throughout the Buckeye state and to urge Congress to treat immigrants with respect and dignity. Her thirty-minute speech included multiple references to workers and children affected by the … Continue reading »