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.
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 […]
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, […]
Today, the Ohio Immigrant Alliance joined 400 national, state & local groups urging Congress to protect Dreamers, TPS, and DED holders by passing legislation that puts them on a path to green cards and full citizenship. Also signing the letter from the Buckeye state are the Ohio Association of College Admissions Counseling, Advocates for Basic […]