Immigration

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...

Border officials didn’t follow guidelines on migrant children’s health care, govt....

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has not consistently followed new guidelines for medical care of migrant children and spent some of the agency’s...

Trump admin. rescinds policy to deport international students

The President Trump administration rescinded a recent policy that would have deported hundreds of thousands of international students had their classes remained online during...

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...

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