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Ohio Faith Leader Applauds Gov. Kasich’s Step Forward on Immigration

Columbus, OH — Gov. John Kasich recently ​announced the creation of an historic Office for New Americans, a statewide expression similar to the local initiatives lead by the city of Dayton​ and other Ohio communities. In light of this development, a local faith leader has released this statement. Rev. Dan Clark, Ohio Director, Faith in Public Life: Immigrants … Continue reading »

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 »

Ohio Organizational Statement on Trump Immigration Policies

As Mother’s Day approaches, we condemn the ongoing separation of mothers from their children due to this Administration’s immigration policies.   Maribel Trujillo, Beatriz Casillas, Edith Espinal, and Leonor Garcia are just four of the Ohio moms whose American children are living a nightmare because of the Trump Administration’s failure to exercise common sense in … Continue reading »

Families Don’t Stop Being Families After a Loved One is Deported

In Youngstown, Cincinnati, and Lorain, Fractured Families and Fractured Hearts Hope to One Day Reunite and Heal Youngstown, OH — Last night family, friends, employees, and strangers gathered at Circle Hookah and Bar in downtown Youngstown to show their continued support for Amer Adi Othman, owner of the hookah bar as well as the adjacent … Continue reading »

DeWine and Taylor Anti-Immigrant Ads, Ripped from 2016 Playbook, Look Vile and Ugly in 2018

Americans Looking for Politicians Who Can Bring Us Together, Not Deepen the Divide Cleveland, OH — The Columbus Dispatch reports that in the last days of the Republican gubernatorial primary, both candidates — Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor — are spending an outrageous amount of money on fear-mongering, anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim … Continue reading »

May Day Events Supporting Worker and Immigrant Rights Planned for Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Kent

Cleveland, OH — Following years of tradition, labor unions, immigrant rights groups, and allies will gather across the country to celebrate May Day or International Workers’ Day on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Below is a round-up of May Day events taking place in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Kent, Ohio. Cincinnati May Day Brunch 11am at the … Continue reading »

Cincinnati “Dreamer” Featured in New York Times

Cincinnati, OH –  Following yet another court ruling against the Trump Administration’s handling of its decision to end the DACA program, The New York Times is out with a must-read piece about the movement created by young immigrants – commonly known as “Dreamers” – and how they continue to organize for change in the only country they call home. Well-known immigrant activist … Continue reading »

‘Aquí y Ahora’ subraya la tragedia que vive Pedro Hernández y su familia en Elyria, tras su deportación

Cleveland, OH — El cuerpo de Pedro Hernández vive en México, pero su corazón está en Elyria. El “gigante amable”, trabajador y hombre lleno de nobleza fue deportado y alejado de Seleste, su esposa estadounidense, y sus niños ciudadanos de este país en septiembre de 2017, debido a la política de deportación masiva del presidente … Continue reading »

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