VICTORY: Ricardo Ramos' Deportation Stopped

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Cleveland resident Ricardo Ramos, the father of three U.S. citizen children and an Ohioan of 16 years, was set to be deported after being caught driving without a license. Ramos is the sole breadwinner in his family, working two jobs to provide for his children, and deportation would tear the family apart. That’s why Matt Hildreth of the organization America’s Voice started a MoveOn Petition asking Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to grant prosecutorial discretion and let Ramos stay with his family.

The petition gathered 2,700 signatures, and the Latino and Polish communities in Cleveland organized a 20-mile pilgrimage in support of Ramos. On Friday, Ramos received word that his request for a longer stay had been denied and he was required to report to the Cleveland Federal Building by 3 p.m. for deportation. Just as he was preparing to say goodbye to his family, however, ICE agreed at the last minute to grant his case reconsideration.

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