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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...

Grand Rapids businessman Langlois joins GOP field looking to take down...

Grand Rapids businessman Joel Langlois is joining the crowded field of Republican candidates in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District.  Langlois has multiple business holdings, including the...

Breweries, cidermakers, sue state alcohol regulatory agency

Legislation passed late last year during the frantic Lame Duck session has, in part, led to a lawsuit against the state by some of...

Amash quits committee, GOP conference, as analysts say seat is a...

Following his exit from the GOP last week, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) announced Monday evening he’s resigning his sole committee position and...

Immigration attorney Scholten joins Dem field challenging Amash 

Hillary Scholten, a Grand Rapids-based immigrant rights attorney, is joining the Democratic field of candidates in seeking to represent Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District.  Scholten, a...

Amash says he’ll run for re-election as an independent

After making a splash with an op-ed on July 4 that he was leaving the Republican Party, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) said...

Amash says he’s ‘declaring his independence’ and leaving GOP

In a Washington Post op-ed published on Thursday — the Fourth of July — maverick U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) announced, "Today, I...

Meijer makes it official, will challenge Amash

Peter Meijer, an Army veteran and heir to the grocery store family of the same name, formally announced Wednesday that he will run for...

Whitmer wants to close ‘skills gap,’ but some experts call it...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been vocal about wanting to “close the damn skills gap.” The Democratic governor tends to use the line almost immediately...

Buttigieg to fundraise in Saugatuck

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg is set to hold a fundraiser in Saugatuck next month ahead of the second round of Democratic presidential...

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