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The Northwest Ohio Immigration Forum

More that 150 people came together in September to combat harsh immigration enforcement measures.   The group included a score of law enforcement, elected officials, and organizations ranging from ACLU to the Lucas County Democratic Party.  A short video of emotional testimonies (above) highlighted stories of families torn apart by deportation discusses the psychological impact on the children, and also the revelations of Graduate Student Luis Macias who reported from a Congressional report that almost 50,000 families had been torn apart in just the first six months of 2011.The number of separated families is stunning, and the numbers only increased throughout the year.

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