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Immigration and Customs Enformcement

Column: A long-running immigration problem: The government sometimes detains and deports...

We are law professors who have studied civil litigation involving citizenship disputes and thousands of cases involving citizens caught up in immigration cases. That includes...

Susan J. Demas: Rick Snyder shows that civility is the last...

Hell hath no fury like a rich white man scorned, even in the face of a major American city being poisoned.  Former Gov. Rick Snyder’s...

Jennifer Ladino: Visiting national parks could change your thinking about patriotism

When I took a post-college job as a seasonal ranger at Grand Teton National Park 23 years ago, I noticed right away that my...

Jeff T. Wattrick: Marianne Williamson is the 2020 version of Pat...

Should we take Marianne Williamson’s presidential candidacy seriously?  Alex Pareene says yes because Williamson is the 2020 version of Donald Trump. Though she’s “aiming her...

Column: Spare yourself and skip Trump’s Fourth of July speech

Here’s one set of eyes and ears that won’t be fastened on President Trump’s speech on July 4 at the Lincoln Memorial. The aural and...

Gilda Z. Jacobs: Let lawmakers know this summer about policies that...

The band strikes up and the tiny flags start waving. Candy flies and kids swarm to grab all they can, their hands still sticky...
abortion

Susan J. Demas: Tyranny of the 3%: How abortion law gets...

If you're a woman living in Michigan, your right to make essential health decisions for you and your family could soon be decided by...

Rick Haglund: Michigan’s finances are still reeling from recession, outdated tax...

Much has been made of Michigan’s “lost decade”— the period between 2001 and 2010 in which Michigan shed jobs every year. But Michigan and most...

Column: Raise the Age could be a bipartisan win 100 years...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spent her inauguration speech talking about “building bridges” and embracing bipartisanship. And while some Michiganders dared to dream that was possible,...

Column: Water stays in the pipes longer in shrinking cities —...

The geographic locations where Americans live are shifting in ways that can negatively affect the quality of their drinking water. Cities that experience long-term, persistent...

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