Killing By Illegal Immigrant Prompts Michigan Bill Targeting ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

A fatal shooting in San Francisco is prompting Michigan lawmakers to propose legislation aimed at cracking down on cities they suspect of harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2015

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Michigan Seeks Visas To Lure Immigrants To Detroit

“Let’s send a message to the entire world: Detroit, Michigan, is open to the world,” Gov. Snyder said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2014

100 local immigrants officially became American citizens at Southfield City Hall on Friday. (photo: Pat Sweeting)

Local Immigrants Complete Emotional Path To Citizenship

“I think today I am newborn.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2013

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Man Pleads To Using Illegals On K-Zoo Oil Spill

The conspiracy included housing and feeding the immigrant workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2013

Michigan To Issue Driver’s Licenses To Immigrants

Michigan’s secretary of state reversed course Friday and said her agency will issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, changing her mind after the Obama administration clarified the issue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2013

Young Michigan Immigrants Sue To Get Right To Drive

Michigan “should let them drive so we don’t drive them away” to other states, attorney Miriam Aukerman said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

State Representative Rashida Tlaib rallies with community members, parents, and the principal at Cesar Chavez Academy. (credit: Alliance for Immigrants Rights & Reform - Michigan)

Advocates Cry Foul Over Immigrant Arrests Near Detroit Schools

Did agents overstep their bounds when they tried to pick up alleged illegal immigrants Tuesday afternoon outside of two Detroit schools?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

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New Initiative Promotes Welcoming Attitude Toward Immigrants

A new campaign is underway to bring better understanding of immigrants who are making Michigan their new home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

6 Illegal Immigrants Arrested After Calling Ambulance For Ride

Michigan authorities say they arrested six illegal immigrants from Mexico at a construction site after one called 911 to request an ambulance for a ride.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012

File photo. (Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

MSU Study: US Citizenship Test Lacks Reliability

“Your award of citizenship or being denied citizenship could be made at random,” said Winke, who led a study in which 414 citizens and noncitizens took two mock citizenship tests based on questions asked by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2012