Four Recipients Share Messages of Hope at AMIS Fundraiser
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Four Recipients Share Messages of Hope at AMIS Fundraiser

Rahim, a young man in his mid-20’s who escaped violence in Burkina Faso, was our first immigrant speaker during the September 2023 Cultural Connections fundraiser event. His message was delivered through a proxy as he felt compelled to accept a last-minute overtime opportunity at work. Long-time AMIS supporter Judy Charlick read his letter. Rahim and…

Jonas Joins Our Community

Jonas Joins Our Community

Featured image credit Joan Lederer, Freshwater Cleveland The near-constant smile on Jonas Nsongi Mbonga’s face belies the arduous, heartache-filled journey which brought him from his original homeland in the Democratic Republic of Congo to his current home in Cleveland Heights. Jonas’ story has been well recounted in a June 30 Freshwater Cleveland story, available through…

Why I support AMIS: Pat

Why I support AMIS: Pat

Meet Pat, a founding donor and ongoing supporter of Americans Making Immigrants Safe (AMIS). She attributes her commitment to immigrant support and advocacy to her family history, with Irish Catholic roots and two parents who immigrated to America, facing danger and discrimination in the 1920s.   We are so grateful to Pat and donors like her…