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Visas said to be at the core of strengthening Michigan.
Congress might not be in a hurry to take up immigration reform, but that isn’t stopping Gov. Rick Snyder from pushing ahead with plans to attract international talent and investors to Michigan. Read More
Gov. Rick Snyder has created a special office to attract immigrants to the state — and has named a local businessman the office's first director. Read More
Our immigrant community is an asset to our state’s diversity, economy, culture, and future. Any negative message will have a significant impact on our ability to recruit talent, diversity, creativity and investment — foreign and domestic — in our state. Read More
Being an immigration attorney, I witness firsthand how U.S. companies — including Michigan companies — struggle to recruit the engineers, researchers, health care workers, software developers and other STEM workers they need. You may be shocked to learn that presently there are between 700 and 800 openings for highly skilled and essential workers for over 40 established West Michigan employers posted on HelloWestMichigan’s website. Read More
Michigan agriculture has a lot at stake in the immigration laws being debated in Congress right now, more so than most farm states, according to Michigan Farm Bureau, the state’s largest farming organization. Read More
As Congress prepares to debate legislation based on the immigration reform proposal presented in January by eight senators — four Republicans and four Democrats — temporary changes are already taking effect across the country. Read More
Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has announced that her department will begin issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards to recipients of the federal Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program — starting Feb. 19. Read More