Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

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 »

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW, December 21st 10:30am ET DIAL IN: 866-831-8713; VERBAL PASSCODE: OHIO Cleveland, OH — As the fate of the nation’s “Dreamers” — young immigrants who grew up in America and know no other home — will soon be decided by Congress, Policy Matters Ohio is releasing a new analysis about the economic contributions they are making in Ohio.… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Ariel Lopez: “It’s like we have an expiration date on our lives” Cleveland, OH –  This past weekend, Cleveland-area Dreamers and advocates gathered in Market Square Park and urged lawmakers to pass the “clean” Dream Act by the end of the year.  Carrying signs featuring the expiration dates of various Ohio Dreamers’ DACA status, they… Continue »

Congress must pass a 2018 spending package before December 22nd, and advocates across the nation are trying to make it crystal clear to members of Congress that they must attach the Dream Act to any spending bill. On Saturday, advocates in Cleveland, Ohio held a rally to communicate the importance of the Dream Act to… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

The Stakes Could Not Be Higher, Congress Must Pass Dream Act This Year Senator Sherrod Brown: “Time to pass common sense solution” Cleveland OH – Last night, The Cleveland Plain Dealer broke the news: “Fabiola Hernandez’ worst fears came to pass Tuesday night when she was taken from her cell in the Geauga County Jail, brought to Toledo and sent… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Instead of Focusing on Public Safety Priorities, US Government is Deporting Long-Term U.S. Residents with American Children Cleveland OH – As we have seen throughout the year and throughout the country, the Trump Administration is deporting anyone and everyone they come across – not just those who represent a public safety threat. The abrupt change… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

What is DACA?  What is a Dreamer?  What is the Dream Act? See “What is a Dreamer?” and “What is the Dream Act?”  Read all America’s Voice 101 content here. Why Do We Need Congress to Pass the Dream Act This Year? Right now, over 100 people lose their right to work in the United… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Ohio to Gain if Congress Passes the Dream Act and Cements Young Immigrants’ Economic and Social Contributions Cleveland, OH – As the U.S. Congress gets closer to a potential vote on the Dream Act this year, Democrats on the House and Senate Joint Economic Committee (JEC) released a fact sheet about the contributions of DACA beneficiaries in… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Fatiha Elgharib’s Daughters, Sister-In-Law Ask for Compassion in Mom’s Deportation Case Englewood, OH – Deportation does not just affect the individual, it affects families, communities, and society.  That is why fighting Fatiha Elgharib’s case is an all-consuming family affair for her daughters, Wafaa and Sara Hamdi, and sister-in-law Denise Hamdi. They advocate with fifteen year-old… Continue »

Cincinnati Immigrant Youth Available to Discuss DC Congressional Visits, Efforts to Pass Dream Act This Year Cincinnati, OH – Last week, eight Ohio Dreamers – including José Arnulfo Cabrera and Heyra Avila of Cincinnati – traveled to Washington, DC to speak with Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and other legislators about the Dream Act. After weeks… Continue »