Immigration

Nessel sues ICE for threats to deport international students if classes...

Attorney General Dana Nessel, along with 17 other attorneys general, filed a lawsuit on Monday to stop a new federal rule that threatens to...

‘New Americans’ make up just 5% of Michigan Legislature

State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Twp.) said he is proud to be part of the 5% of first- and second-generation immigrants, commonly known as...

Fund will help undocumented Detroiters amid COVID-19 crisis 

The city of Detroit has partnered with community groups to offer grants to assist residents without legal immigrant status who have been affected by...

Susan J. Demas: Trump was elected to hurt the ‘right people.’...

When Donald Trump emerged disheveled and broken from Air Force One Saturday after what was supposed to be his triumphant comeback on the campaign...

Supreme Court rejects Trump admin. challenge to DACA

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday salvaged a President Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known...

Baldwin prison confirms 1st inmate COVID-19 death

North Lake Correctional Facility, the private, for-profit immigrant prison in rural Baldwin that has been plagued by hunger strikes and other controversies in the...

Susan J. Demas: Help us tell the stories of coronavirus better

The small militia-organized rally last week at the Capitol was a depressing affair. Extremists dressed in ponchos (but generally without masks) carrying guns and wilting...

DeVos: Universities can’t share grants with DACA students

WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities across the country are getting emergency federal aid for COVID-19, but some of the most vulnerable students won’t be...

Michigan Dems torch Trump for scapegoating immigrants during pandemic

WASHINGTON — Last week, late on Monday night, President Donald Trump fired off a vague tweet stating that he would temporarily halt U.S. immigration.  Following...

ACLU sues ICE to release medically frail detainees in Calhoun Co....

Updated, 1:07 p.m. 4/27/20 The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (ACLU) has leveled its third federal lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

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