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Uncertain Status: Immigration Changes Leave Some In Limbo

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With Congress in a heated immigration debate, the Ohio Valley region is adding to its immigration courts. Sources within the Justice Department say Kentucky will have a new immigration court operating in Louisville as soon as April, and Ohio is adding additional judges to handle deportations and other immigration cases. Recent immigration changes and heated… Read More

Woman Moves To Church, Hoping To Avoid Deportation To Mexico

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A woman trying to avoid being deported to Mexico and separated from her U.S.-citizen children has moved into an Ohio church offering her sanctuary in a symbolic gesture. The Columbus Dispatch reports 39-year-old Edith Espinal and the Columbus Mennonite Church hope U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will honor guidance issued during… Read More

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Ohio Clergy Call For Withdrawal From Immigration Lawsuit


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More than 200 Ohio clergy members are calling on Attorney General Mike DeWine to withdraw Ohio from a lawsuit attempting to block President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. These state faith leaders say blocking Obama’s order shielding millions of immigrants from deportation is an assault on family values. Clergy members submitted a letter to… Read More