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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) beloved Youngstown business owner, whose staple downtown convenience store is credited with helping revitalize the city, is being deported.
Amer Adi Othman or as everyone calls him the Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli on W. Federal Street. continued to grow. Al became a father of four daughters and owned numerous successful businesses in Youngstown. Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli has seen a rise in business and revenue over the past ten years.
though my ex wife had filed an affidavit of 14 pages, saying that we were married, nobody listened and it went all the way down to the point I at right now, he said.
Now Al faces deportation under the Trump Administration.
am one of almost 800,000 people in the United States that are in this same situation, he said.
He has received support from Congressman Tim Ryan, who introduced legislation to prevent Al deportation and grant him legal status. Ryan released the following statement:
The case of Amer Othman is a tragic illustration of the abject failure of our immigration system and why it must be fixed. Amer has lived in this country since the age of 19, is happily married with four children, and is a successful local business owner. He is contributing mightily to Youngstown and our country. He does not deserve to be deported, and I am proud to have introduced a bill that,
for a time, prevented his deportation. It was a long standing policy at the Department of Homeland Security not to deport people who are the subject of introduced legislation. The Trump Administration decision to ignore this policy is what led to Amer deportation order. Amer wife, his children, and the entire community of people who care about him deserve better. This a disgrace and only worsens our already broken immigration system. far, that bill has not been passed.
President Trump took office, he changed a lot of those laws, Al said. of those is if you under a private bill, you cannot be protected from deportation. So you can be deported at the same time the bill is pending. will leave for Jordan on Sunday with his wife by his side. He says he will not give up his fight to return home to Youngstown.
invested my money, I invested my work, me and my family built this from scratch, Al said. is my town, my downtown. I am from here and I hope I will be back again, here.
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