Items Tagged with 'immigration'

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Law can work in support of immigration, not against it

July 1, 2016
People say there ought to be “a law” that changes the way that we address immigration. Or maybe just “a wall.” Read More

Local impact of H-B1 visa restraints exemplify necessary changes

May 13, 2016
The random selection process used by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to award H-1B visas ends this week on May 16 for the 2017 fiscal year. Read More

Embrace immigrants for the right reasons

January 23, 2015
Let’s be honest. Many of us wouldn’t mind immigrants bursting in from Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands — you know, the people who look like us. Read More

Immigration policy expands workforce

January 14, 2015
President Barack Obama’s expansion of deferred action to include parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, as part of his executive order on immigration, means employers across the region should be prepared to administer newly eligible workers. Read More

Michigan sues feds over immigration order

December 10, 2014
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said he's joined other state attorney generals who are challenging President Barack Obama's executive order easing the nation's immigration procedures. Read More

Immigration changes help

Employment-based rules could alleviate massive backlogs.

December 5, 2014
Some businesses stand to gain from President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration. Read More

5 facts about immigration in Michigan

December 1, 2014
President Barack Obama's recent executive action on immigration may protect millions of people illegally living in the U.S. from deportation. Here's a look at where immigration policies stand in Michigan: Read More

Legislators need to rectify the immigration situation

November 14, 2014
As President Barack Obama digs his heels into executive powers and swears to achieve immigration reform before the new year, the all-too-familiar response from the majority party in the U.S. House and Senate is to assert “who’s in charge” and spend time orchestrating new defensive plays. Read More

'The Stranger' screenings spotlight immigration

June 9, 2014
Churches in the region are hosting screenings of a documentary intended to encourage immigration reform. Read More

ACLU names 'champions of justice'

June 4, 2014
The ACLU of Michigan’s first large-scale luncheon in Grand Rapids next week will honor the region’s “champions of justice” and feature a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist speaking about immigration reform. Read More