Students would have to answer at least 60 percent of the questions correctly in order to graduate, the same benchmark which is applied to the test that immigrants applying to become American citizens must take.
Gov. Rick Snyder has unfinished business from his 2014 address, after a year of achieving mixed results.
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Immigrants can apply for assistance such as welfare and Medicaid in Michigan if they have held a Green Card for at least five years.
Giovanni Fuentes, 28, was due in court Monday for a deportation hearing, but now due to the Barack Obama-backed enforcement changes, the feds are closing his case.
The president’s unilateral actions will spare 5 million people, mostly parents and the young, from deportations.
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.
A local college is willing to use school resources to help child immigrants from Central America.
“Why are they thinking of housing them there? … I appreciate the plight of the Central Americans, but we are a nation of laws and we have to try to obey those laws otherwise we degenerate into chaos,” one man in the area told WWJ’s Mike Campbell for an on-air report.
Upwardly Global, an organization dedicated to helping foreign-trained individuals find employment in their chosen professions, opened an office in Detroit on Monday.