Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc.   |   Immigration Updates Under President Trump


Free DACA Renewal Assistance Clinics

Clinics are currently scheduled in Dayton and Toledo for the following dates and times: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 7:00 PM 525 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, OH 43604 (Free on-street parking at meters after 5:00 PM and on weekends.) Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM St. Mary’s Catholic Church 310 Allen St., Dayton, OH 45410 […]

Preparing Your Family for Immigration Enforcement

Whether you are a U.S. citizen, come from a mixed status family, or have immigrant friends, neighbors or coworkers, now is the time for us to protect one another. There are small things you can do to help keep families together—Know Your Rights! And make sure everyone in our community know their rights too. >> Preparing […]

Sanctuary Congregatrions and Harboring FAQ

Traditionally, “sanctuary” is a term that has been used to describe the protection of individuals in a place of worship. With respect to immigrants, different faith groups may use this term in different ways, but sanctuary is generally considered to involve providing comfort and assistance to immigrants and their family members at risk of apprehension […]

DACA: Current Status and Options

As of this writing, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is still available and the government is still accepting and approving DACA initial and renewal applications. On February 20, 2017 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a memorandum and Frequently Asked Questions implementing the president’s recent immigration executive orders. These materials state […]

Everyone has Certain Basic Rights, No Matter Who is President

By now everyone knows that Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States and will begin serving his term in January 2017. No matter who is president, everyone living in the U.S. has certain basic rights under the U.S. Constitution. Undocumented immigrants have these rights, too. It is important that we all assert […]