Immigration

Unlock Michigan campaign forges on, even after Supreme Court ruling

The same day a GOP-linked group turned in nearly 540,000 petition signatures to repeal an emergency powers law Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has leaned on...

From health risks to racism, some international students decide studying in...

Wilson Chan, an international student from Hong Kong, expected to be back in Ann Arbor this fall, starting his senior year at the University...

Congress launches inquiry into claims about gynecological procedures at immigrant facility

Top U.S. House Democrats are investigating a whistleblower’s allegations that immigrant women in a Georgia detention center endured gynecological procedures without their consent or...

Immigration agency cuts of 800 jobs expected to trigger backlogs, delays

WASHINGTON — Some members of Congress scored a victory last month when a federal immigration agency backed off plans that would have led to...

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...

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