Help a Mom Stay with her Family

My mother, Alma Bowman, is currently fighting in a legal battle to remain in the United States. At the age of twelve she was legally brought to America and raised by a US Navy  veteran, and since then she has grown up in America, worked jobs, paid taxes, and built a family with two loving children. Since she has been here since she was a child, she does not have any familial connections other than those of us here in America.


            Throughout her life she has done everything in her power to help those around her. Growing up there were times where family friends would be without a home, and she made sure they had a roof over their heads and a warm meal. In the present-day Alma has been detained at the Irwin County Detention Center for over a year now, which you may have seen in headlines earlier this year referencing their inhumane medical practices. She has been very vocal about communicating the conditions that the women in the facility face every day, while also doing what she can to foster as positive of an environment as possible given the situation.


            They are currently trying to have her deported, and we are doing what we can to help her stay in America. She is a representation of how kind-hearted a person can be and is constantly trying to help everyone around her. She has done this while struggling with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, degenerative disk disorder, sleep apnea, and more, so we want to try and help her in whatever ways we can.


Any support you can provide will either help with any legal fees, or in the worst case scenario helping make sure she can start a life somewhere new without any kind of support system there waiting for her. If you can, please help my mom. She has made sure I have a good life, and I want to try and do the same for her.


Thank you for all the support.



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Jane Mitchell 
Macon, GA

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