Ohio Immigrant Alliance is excited to announce that Penn State Clinical Law Professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is bringing her new book, BANNED: Immigration Enforcement in the Time of Trump, to Cleveland on October 10, 2019. The discussion is co-sponsored by the CWRU School of Law and Social Justice Institute, with assistance from Visible Voice Books […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
Graphics to share on Twitter and Facebook. The “know your rights” resources come from Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE). There are action items for immigrants and allies alike. The first thing to do: share them all, today! ProtectYourselfTwitter@300x Optimized-ProtectYourselfFB@300x BeAnAllyTwitter@300x BeAnAllyFB@300x
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
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 […]