Immigration

Column: Families are choosing between their health and staying together

When it was time for Ximena to go to her prenatal appointment, she decided to stay home. “I have to miss my appointments,” she told...
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Michigan lawmakers lead bipartisan group protesting Iraqi deportations

Updated 4:18 p.m. A group of lawmakers led by Michigan’s U.S. Reps. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) and John Moolenaar (R-Midland) called on the President Donald...
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton

Upton: ‘It didn’t make sense’ to attend Trump rally

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) got a last-minute invite to President Trump’s rally in Grand Rapids last week, but he already...

AG asked to review migrant farm worker pay

Updated, 5:48 p.m. with comments from Arbulu, Scholten, LARA and the Farm Bureau. The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is asking Attorney General Dana Nessel to...

2 Michigan Republicans join failed override of Trump’s emergency declaration veto

The U.S. House on Tuesday wasn't able to muster the necessary two-thirds majority to override President Donald Trump's first veto. Congress had previously rejected...

Slideshow: ‘We Build the Wall’ town hall and protest

The “We Build the Wall” town hall drew about 500 people at Cobo Center in Detroit Thursday night, as the Advance reported. Former President Donald Trump...

Bannon rallies hundreds in Detroit for Trump’s border wall

Former President Donald Trump senior adviser Steve Bannon was serving up plenty of red meat to Republicans on immigration in Detroit Thursday night. Bannon, a...

Peters, Stabenow vote to reject Trump’s border emergency

Updated, 3:50 p.m., with comments from U.S. Sen. Gary Peters. WASHINGTON — The Republican-led U.S. Senate today delivered a stinging rebuke to President Trump by...
Elissa Slotkin's ceremonial swearing in

Slotkin questions Trump DHS secretary on family separation policy

Freshman U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) woke up "what had been relatively sleepy interrogation" last week of U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen,...

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