February 21, 2019

Kinimo Ngoran’s ICE detention with his wife Lisa Pepper-Ngoran

Hudson Mohawk Magazine Correspondent Elizabeth Press is back with another immigration segment. Ki-nimo Ngoran came to the United States from the Ivory Coast. He left in 2004 during a period of civil unrest. On January 23rd he went to his ICE check-in, was detained and moved to a federal facility in Batavia, New York the next day. For the last 10 years Kinimo has worked as a cook for the Capital City Rescue Mission. Perry Jones, The Executive Director of the Mission is also his sponsor. Elizabeth Press spoke with Kinimo’s wife Lisa Pepper Ngoran.

The next hearing will take place in Rochester, NY on Monday, February 25. For more information on Kinimo Ngoran visit the facebook page Save Kinimo. The family also set up a go fund me gofundme.com/savekinimo

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