Immigration

Marysville council hopeful withdraws after racist remark

Jean Cramer, the embattled candidate for Marysville City Council whose racist comments attracted national media attention over the last several days, formally withdrew from...

Grand Rapids police set guidelines for interaction with immigrants

The Grand Rapids Police Department announced Friday its new policy for interacting with non-citizens, which will forbid the department from, among other things, asking...

1st Republican challenger to Haley Stevens announces campaign

Whittney Williams, a Canton Republican and Taiwanese immigrant, announced her bid for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District Monday, becoming the first challenger in 2020 to...

Alex Rossman: Public charge rule attacks immigrants and American values

In my 20-year career, I thought I had seen all of the tricks, maneuvers and strategies in the political procedure book.  But President Donald Trump...

Nessel signs letter opposing Trump asylum rule

Attorney General Dana Nessel this week joined 21 other state attorneys general in opposing a Trump administration rule on asylum for immigrants.  Nessel attorneys general...
Michigan's Capitol

Whitmer appoints Fayrouz Saad to head state’s immigration office

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has tapped Fayrouz Saad to head the new Office of Global Michigan, which is tasked with leading her administration’s efforts on...

Levin calls for an end to deportations ahead of vigil for...

Updated 2:13 p.m., 8/20 U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) told the Advance on Thursday the recent death of Jimmy Aldaoud was unnecessary, preventable and...
Dana Nessel

Nessel joins multistate lawsuit over federal immigration rule changes

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a dozen other colleagues from around the country in suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over...

Study: New Trump admin rule cracking down on legal immigrants could...

Updated 1:10 p.m. 8/13/19 President Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security finalized a new rule Monday that will allow immigration officials to deny green cards...

Iraqi Oakland County resident dies after deportation

Updated 2:24 p.m. Jimmy Aldaoud, an Iraqi national who lived most of his life in the United States, died Tuesday from complications of diabetes after...

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