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#GivingTuesday | A safe home and community for Noelani

2020 is the first Holiday Season in America for several of the immigrants AMIS supports, including *Noelani. This holiday season will be different for us Americans, but wildly different for the immigrants who have left their homelands in search of safety and a different life. Much like AMIS, Giving Tuesday began as a grassroots effort …

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Jonas is Free!

Each time you support AMIS Ohio with donations, support, emails and social media sharing our “freedom family” grows. Most recently, your efforts helped bring freedom for Jonas, a 30-year-old asylum seeker from the Democratic Republic of Congo.  He fled the Congo in 2017 after being severely beaten and detained by corrupt government officials when he …

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AMIS, Inc. Began with a Simple Act of Friendship

In February 2018, Elizabeth Ford, an immigration attorney, shared the story of Haitian asylum seeker Ansly Damus with Anne Hill, a local immigration activist. From there, a quick phone call to friends launched a series of events that would eventually help Ansly and many others find safety, community on the road to permanent legal status …

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AMIS Ohio Signs National Bi-Partisan Call to Action

The Board Members of AMIS, Inc. unanimously voted to add our name and “signature” to organizations throughout the U.S. in a plea to leaders of both political parties. Please see the details below. Note: This letter is intended for national, state and local organizations to sign on. Deadline for sign ons: extended to Monday, April 20 …

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