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ABLE’s Project with the Vera Institute of Justice Helps Bridge the Justice Gap for Unaccompanied Children

ABLE has partnered with the Vera Institute of Justice to launch the Unaccompanied Children Project. Funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, the project is an expansion of our decades-long commitment to serving the varied legal needs of immigrants in Ohio.

New Program Provides Civil Legal Assistance to Afghan Evacuees in Western Ohio

The ABLE-led Afghan Evacuee Immigration Legal Services Project provides legal guidance and helps our new community members as continued progress is made toward stabilizing the humanitarian crisis.

Reducing Mental Health Stigma Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Non-English Speaking Communities

The Stigma Reduction Expansion Initiative is a community partnership that addresses mental health and COVID-19 fears in Ohio's agricultural worker and immigrant communities.

ABLE and LAWO Publish 2022 – 2023 Harvest Calendar for Ohio’s Farmworker Community

The Harvest Calendar is our main outreach tool for immigrants and agricultural workers, reaching nearly 2,000 people.

ABLE Publishes 2022 Immigration Advocacy Project Report to the Community

Each year, ABLE's Immigration Advocacy Project releases a report to the community with important updates, statistics, and client stories to share our impact on agricultural worker and immigrant communities throughout Ohio.

ABLE Attorneys Publish Analysis on the Community Lawyering Model in the UIC Law Review

"Working for Justice in an Unjust System: Moving Beyond the Legal System", published in Volume 55, Issue 2 of the UIC Law Review, discusses ABLE attorneys Kathleen Kersh and Matthew Currie’s analysis of how the community lawyering model can be used to promote community power to change unjust systems.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE

New KNOW YOUR RIGHTS videos produced by ABLE help you know your rights and protect yourself and your family.

Children of Undocumented Parents Unlawfully Denied Driver’s Licenses

Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center, et al. v. Registrar, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles  Obtaining a temporary instruction permit at age 15 and t ...

Refugees’ Court Victory Will Ensure Equal Access to Ohio Drivers’ Licenses

Community Refugee and Immigration Services, et al. v. Registrar, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles   Transportation is crucial to most of us.  It allows ...