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A Border Patrol agent watches as a group of migrants walk across the Rio Grande on their way to turning themselves in upon crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Del Rio, Texas.

Asylum Seekers Find Life-Changing Refuge In Athens

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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

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Silent Auction for Immigrant Support


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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