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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Cold as ICE: Adducci’s “Appetite for Destruction” of OH & MI Families

Cleveland, OH – Rebecca Adducci is notorious in all the bad ways. She is Field Office Director of Detroit ICE, the government agency responsible for “immigration enforcement” in Ohio and Michigan. In a new fact sheet, Ohio Immigrant Alliance provides an exhaustive list of the cruel, incompetent, and dangerous decisions Adducci and her agents have […]

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Freedom Center’s Community Conversation on Mauritania

US Deportations and Modern-Day Slavery in Mauritania Cincinnati, OH – On May 11, 2019, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center hosted a panel discussion entitled “Community Conversations: US Deportations and Modern-Day Slavery in Mauritania.”  View photos from the event here. Museum-goers and members of the greater Ohio community heard from Mauritanian leaders about the human […]

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Freedom Center to Host Community-Driven Program on Mauritania

Cincinnati, OH – On May 11, 2019, at 10:30am, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host “Community Conversations: US Deportations and Modern-Day Slavery in Mauritania.” We encourage the widest attendance possible at this event, to spread awareness about a tragedy currently befalling Ohio families and the human rights abuses taking place in Mauritania today. […]

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Three Ohio Men from Mauritania Are Home Today

Youngstown, OH – Three Ohio men, born in Mauritania, are now home with their families–after spending between nine and thirteen months in immigration jail! Deep gratitude to Mark Heller of ABLE and CK Wang of WANGLAW for their skillful and tireless work on these men’s cases. This victory was also made possible through your donations […]