Yesterday, Fredy Mencia and his family recorded an urgent video appeal asking President Barack Obama to stop his deportation and keep their family together. Fredy, a Michigan husband and father of three young U.S. citizens, is facing imminent deportation to Honduras this Friday. “We know you have the power to help us,” Fredy, surrounded by … Continue reading »
On the eve of Father’s Day, over 150 community members in Ann Arbor rallied in support of Fredy Mencia who is facing deportation on June 26. If he is deported, he will be sent to Honduras despite the fact that the Department of State has an official travel warning to that country. Fredy is a devoted … Continue reading »
Pedro Ramirez is the Poster Child for Need for Bold, Consistent Executive Action TODAY With recent reports suggesting that the President will delay his executive action announcement on immigration until after the elections, one family in Ohio is paying the price for the White House’s inaction. After receiving a stay of deportation one year ago, … Continue reading »
Ohio Husband of U.S. Citizen and Caretaker of Son with Cerebral Palsy Remains in Limbo as Family Waits for Executive Action As the President prepares to take executive action on immigration in coming weeks, one Ohio family is hoping for news from the White House. And soon. After being granted a stay one year ago, … Continue reading »
At Telemundo this week is a three-part series about immigrant families facing deportation in Northeast Ohio, and HOLA, the advocacy group fighting to keep them together. Part 1 of the series is here, and part 2 is here (the third part airs tonight). Northeast Ohio is part of the ICE district where advocates this year walked 20 … Continue reading »
***SUNDAY: Community Mass and Media Availability** Sunday, June 15th at 11:30am-12:30pm. Rosary to Follow. St. Casimir’s Church–8223 Sowinski Ave., Cleveland, Ohio, 44103 UPDATE: One Year Stay Just Granted to NE Ohio Father and Husband Family and Community Pleased with ICE Change of Heart, Decision to Grant Temporary Relief to Painesville Family CLEVELAND, OH–In the wake … Continue reading »
Rebecca Adducci and rogue Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in the Cleveland ICE Office are at it again. Luis Nicasio Padilla, of Painesville, is one of countless fathers and mothers in NE Ohio’s vibrant Hispanic community who are being placed into deportation proceedings and ordered summarily removed, with no consideration of their families, children, strong ties, … Continue reading »
Detroit ICE agents are known as some of the most aggressive immigration agents in the country. They have engaged in abusive—and often illegal—enforcement tactics before. But last week the Michigan Field Office run by Rebecca Adducci reached a new low.
Detroit ICE agents are known as some of the most aggressive immigration agents in the country. They have engaged in abusive — and often illegal — enforcement tactics before. But last week the Michigan Field Office run by Rebecca Adducci reached a new low.