Immigration activists celebrate on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC after US President Barack Obama addressed the nation on his immigration plan. Obama said lifting the threat of expulsion from five million undocumented migrants would make the system "more fair and just."   (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Reform: What Obama’s Executive Action Means For Michigan

The president’s unilateral actions will spare 5 million people, mostly parents and the young, from deportations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2014

Teresa Pecovic holds her niece this photo provided by the Pecovic family.

It’s A Catch-22 For Detroit Woman Facing Possible Imminent Deportation

Teresa was brought here as a child, at age 5, under political asylum with her family; she worked with a social security number, work authorization card, and filed and paid taxes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2014

Detroit-Area Loan Shark To Be Deported After Prison Sentence

A Detroit-area man who illegally entered the U.S. more than a decade ago has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for making loans to fellow Albanians at interest rates of 45 percent or more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2014

Cile Precetaj and her three children. (Credit: Facebook Photo)

Albanian Mother Facing Deportation Can Stay In US

A local Albanian mother of three who faced deportation says she’s allowed to stay the United States for at least another year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Cile Precetaj and her three children. (Credit: Facebook Photo)

Local Albanian Mother Defies Deportation Order

An Troy mother of three has defied a federal immigration order to board a plane and return to her homeland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013


Troy Mom Ignores Deportation Notice

A Troy woman who is Albanian and came to the US illegally 13 years ago was given 24 hours notice to leave the country. She refused. She has three kids now and is a productive member of society. She left Albania because she was afraid she would be sold into prostitution. Should she be deported?

97.1 The Ticket–12/04/2013

Mother Of 3 Given 24-Hour Deportation Notice

A deadline is fast-approaching for metro Detroit mother who has been told she has to leave the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

Family, Friends Fear For Gay Man’s Safety If Deported To Senegal

Supporters of a Western African man rallied in Detroit — calling on immigration officials to stop his deportation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2013

Leslie Hernandez with one of her children.

Family, Supporters Plead For Illegal Immigrant’s Release

A 25-year-old Detroit mother of three, who has lived in the U.S. since age 11, may be deported on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2012

Rwandan Woman Convicted Of Murder Deported From US

U.S. immigration officials say they’ve deported a convicted human rights violator from Michigan to Rwanda to serve a 19-year prison sentence for murder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2011