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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — For the last two years, the Athens United Immigrant Support Project (AUISP) has been working to help individuals who come to the United States fleeing abuse and persecution in their home countries. For those the group reaches, these efforts are life-changing. Asylum seekers — migrants escaping their home countries in fear of… Read More
The Athens United Immigrant Support Project is hosting a silent auction to support asylum seekers from Central and South America who are delayed (sometimes for many months and without resources) at the Mexican border. We aim to build a network of southeast Ohio citizens who are interested in lending a hand via home sponsorship; one-time… Read More
The move is the latest by the Trump administration to curb the flow of migrants seeking asylum at the southern border.
“It’s in the greater public interest to allow the administration to carry out its immigration policy,” U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly of Washington, D.C., said from the bench.
The plan, expected to meet with a swift legal challenge, comes out of talks with Mexican officials. The administration is implementing it first at the San Ysidro, Calif., port of entry.
Photographer Federica Valabrega photographed Central American women who fled domestic violence and joined a migrant caravan to seek asylum in the U.S.
In this episode of “Conversations from Studio B” join Tom O’Grady and Bosha Green, from the Athens County Historical Society, in a discussion of upcoming Historical Society events. The 1st Athens Asylum Conference will be held in the historic Asylum Auditorium, Sunday, June 7, from 10-4:00 p.m. This day long conference is free and open… Read More