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Nessel, 18 AGs join effort to block DHS immigration fees increase 

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a legal challenge to a federal final rule that alters fee requirements for individuals seeking immigration-related applications. She...

Labor advocates file in support of order requiring COVID-19 tests for...

A coalition of worker advocates, unions, community organizations and health experts have filed an amicus brief in support of a state order requiring COVID-19...

Column: Estamos aquí también — We are here, too

Everyone in our communities is essential, and our well-being is profoundly interconnected. That’s the reality the COVID-19 public health crisis has made plain.  In this...

Nessel joins suit against Trump excluding immigrants in redistricting

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined 20 other AGs, nine cities, four counties and one combined city and county in all corners of the...

Agricultural workers would get PPE, hazard pay under Dem plan

Four state House Democrats on Monday rolled out a bill package that aims to allocate hazard pay, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other protections...

Chang rips LaFave bill to make Chinese govt. pay for COVID-19 

Updated, 2:08 p.m. 7/27/20 State Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) is beside herself. “It doesn’t make any sense,” Chang told the Advance this weekend about legislation from...

Bill would create civil rights office for African, Caribbean, Diaspora residents

State Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) wants Michiganders of African descent to have more of a say in the state’s civil rights policy-making process. Senate Bill...

Tlaib presides as U.S. House repeals Trump’s Muslim ban

The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a measure that would repeal President Donald Trump’s travel ban to the U.S. that affects 13 countries. It...

Column: We must advocate for international and undocumented students 

On July 6, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced changes to international student regulations, mandating that international students must leave the United States if...

Column: Undocumented residents shouldn’t be left out of Michigan tax policy

Tax returns were due this week after being postponed four months. But while we all have to pay the “taxman,” I want to talk...

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