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Things To Know About Immigration In Michigan

Immigrants can apply for assistance such as welfare and Medicaid in Michigan if they have held a Green Card for at least five years.

CBS Detroit–11/28/2014

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Allen Park Man Given Second Chance With Federal Immigration Reform

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2014

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

Part of a group of 16 Guatemalan children caught in Mexico while trying to migrate illegally into the United States, queue before climbing into a minibus at Aurora international airport in Guatemala City on July 14, 2014 upon their arrival after being deported from Mexico. US authorities have detained some 57,000 unaccompanied minors since October, twice the number from the same period a year ago, seeking to illegally cross into the US from Mexico. Three quarters of the minors are from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. (Credit: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Marygrove College Offers Help To Child Immigrants, If Obama Acts First

A local college is willing to use school resources to help child immigrants from Central America.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2014

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Metro Detroit Reacts To Plan To Transport Controversial Immigrants To Saginaw Area

“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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2014

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‘Upwardly Global’ Brings Professional Training For Skilled Immigrants To Detroit

Upwardly Global, an organization dedicated to helping foreign-trained individuals find employment in their chosen professions, opened an office in Detroit on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

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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

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More Immigration Means Better U.S. Growth, Former Kellogg CEO Tells Mackinac Conference

The United States has to encourage immigration because it’s the only way to avoid the economic stagnation caused by declining population.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: Social Security Online, Tech Vs. Labor, And More

So what the heck else is there in the big bad world of amazing technology? Well, here you go on a Friday…

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

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