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For Our Neighbors Network
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Omaha, NE 68105


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An Affiliate of the Justice For Our Neighbors Network

Success Stories

The stories of our clients are amazing! As humans, they have suffered trauma and indignities that no one should have to endure. But because of their inner strength and resiliency, they struggle through the most difficult challenges.

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MIGUEL & ALICE
Miguel Was Able to Stay with his Family

Miguel & Alice met in Mexico & fell in love. They got married & soon after, were expecting their first child. But when Alice's father became sick, she had to come back to U.S. Miguel traveled with his wife with a tourist visa, but it was quickly reaching an expiration date. Miguel was at risk of being separated from his wife and newborn daughter.

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GABRIEL
ILC’s Court Advocacy Protects the Most Vulnerable

Protection Exists For Male And Female Victims Of Domestic Abuse Gabriel married a U.S. citizen. Gabriel was brought to the U.S. from Mexico around age 14 to reunite with his father and brothers. As an adult, he began to date Michelle, a U.S. citizen who had two young sons with special needs. Over time, Gabriel … Continue reading "ILC’s Court Advocacy Protects the Most Vulnerable"

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ANA & ROBERTO
A Mother’s Dying Wish To Protect her Family

Ana, Roberto, and their children fled their home in El Salvador in 2016. Vicious men told Roberto they would torture and murder his family if he didn't secure the release of their jailed gang members. The family left everything they knew and owned and fled.

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MAMIE & WILFRED
A Christmas Miracle: Mother and Son Reunited

Living in a refugee camp, Mamie was told that her three-year-old child was killed with her husband and mother-in-law during war. She became one of the refugees to be chosen to go to the U.S. 15 years later she found out her son was still alive.

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REMBERTO
Remberto was unlawfully deported to El Salvador

After being deported to El Salvador and several weeks in hiding from the gangs he had fled from to the U.S., the Court granted his return.

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AYSA
Aysa’s Suffering Required Collaboration

Asya was terribly distraught that her own husband had injured Busara in such a violent act. Three months after the attack, Asya attempted suicide.

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THANDA & WUNNA
Thanda and Wunna’s Case Changes Nebraska Law

Although eventually reunited with their mother, the children were placed into removal proceedings and faced the risk of being deported to Burma without their mother.

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JASMINE
She fell in Love With a Violent Teen

The final incident happened when Kevin found her through social media, kidnapped her in his car, and tried to rape her.

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S.V. v. U.S.
Impact Litigation Holds Immigration Authorities Accountable

A U.S. citizen minor of Guatemalan descent was arrested, detained
for over 40 days, and threatened
with deportation for nearly a year before immigration authorities acknowledged her as a U.S. citizen.

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JAMES & TODD
Brothers Leave Fear Behind In Their Country

James and Todd were orphaned and in the court system trying to fight deportation back to a country they barely knew.

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NYEIN
Nyein Escapes an Unhealthy Forced Marriage

When she was only 15, her assumed parents falsified her documents and claimed she was 18 years old in order to marry her against her will to a man she did not know.

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ROSA
Rosa Receives the Gift of a Healthy Life

The medical problems were too much for Rosa’s mother. She decided she could no longer care for her daughter and abandoned her at the hospital.

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SOFIA
Sofia Barely Escaped Human Trafficking

At just 16 years old, she turned herself into U.S. customs to escape sexual abuse and human trafficking.

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— Alan Greenspan

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