Deportation Detroit ICE Good News

OHIA In The News! Cleveland Scene

Cleveland Scene published a profile about the work Lynn Tramonte does with the Ohio Immigrant Alliance in its annual “People” issue today. This follows a similar piece that ran in La Mega Nota earlier this month. “With the Plain Dealer and other local newspapers shedding staff or even closing, Scene and La Mega stand out […]

General

OHIA In the News! La Mega Nota

Ohio Immigrant Alliance was featured in this excellent piece by Claudia Longo in La Mega Nota this month. Thank you to La Mega Nota for keeping Spanish-speakers in northeast Ohio informed about all of the major issues that affect lives today, including immigration.

Deportation Detroit ICE Good News

VIDEO: OH Family Drives to MS to Deliver Supplies (Immigration Raids)

VIDEO: Ohio Family Drives to Mississippi to Deliver Supplies to Families Impacted by Recent Immigration Raids 16 year-old Natalia Alonso started “Losninosdecorsos” to help OH children in 2018 Fremont, OH – Ohio teenager Natalia Alonso is the subject of a compelling new documentary video by AJ+, which follows her and her family on the road […]

Deportation

OHIA Joins 150 Groups Demanding Restoration of Medical Deferred Action

In August 2019, the Trump administration abruptly cancelled a “medical deferred action” program that made it possible for some immigrants to receive life-saving medical treatment in the United States. Ohio Immigrant Alliance joined 150 organizations in demanding the full restoration of this critical policy. The letter can be downloaded here.

Deportation Detroit ICE Good News Mauritanian Campaign

Many Black Mauritanians Now Home in Ohio, But Several Remain in Immigration Jail

Columbus, OH – One year ago, two dozen Black Mauritanians were detained in Ohio immigration jails. They were refugees from the genocide and state-sponsored violence in Mauritania during the late 1980s/early 1990s. They had lived in the United States for decades, raising families, starting businesses, buying homes, and paying taxes.   They were working legally, with […]

Deportation General Mauritanian Campaign

Current Events in Mauritania: Shocking Abuses of Human Rights

Refugees are fleeing slavery and torture in Mauritania today–while the U.S. government is deporting people back to these very same abuses. This outline from the Ohio Immigrant Alliance reviews recent political events in Mauritania that show its ruling government’s utter disrespect for human and civil rights. RECENT EVENTS IN MAURITANIA: A TIMELINE UPDATED: August 26, […]

Blog posts Deportation

Letter to Congress: Repeal ’96 Immigration Laws

Ohio Immigrant Alliance and other Ohio organizations signed on to an open letter to Congress calling for the repeal core provisions of the 1996 immigration laws that created he deportation and enforcement machine in force today. Over 240 organizations signed onto the letter. The initiative was lead by SEARAC. Open Letter to Congress – FINAL

About & News Blog posts Refugees

World Refugee Day Rally + March in CLE

WORLD REFUGEE DAY RALLY AND MARCH IN CLEVELAND Local Refugees and Advocates Call for Compliance with UN Convention on Refugees WHEN: 4:00PM, June 20, 2019 WHERE: Anthony Celebrezze Federal Building, 1240 East Ninth St. CONTACT: Don Bryant – 216.255.1576 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2019 The Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network, Friends of Immigrants Lake […]

Blog posts Justice

OHIA Joins Opposition to Cleveland Police Decisions

Today the ACLU of Ohio released a letter urging Cleveland to continue on a path of reform and reject recent developments that would disrupt progress, including participation in the DOJ’s National Public Safety Partnership and the possible reinstatement of Timothy Loehmann, the officer who killed Tamir Rice. Lynn Tramonte, Director of Ohio Immigrant Alliance, said: […]