Syrian and Iraqi refugees attend a launching ceremony of a UN sponsored educational project at the Al-Adala School in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on May 13, 2015.        (credit: SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)

Stanford Professor: Let Refugees From War-Torn Syria Settle In Detroit

“Suppose these two social and humanitarian disasters were conjoined to produce something positive,” David Laitin says.

CBS Detroit–05/14/2015

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Iraqi Refugee In Michigan Accused Of Lying About Connections To ISIS

A complaint says Al-Hamzah Mohammad Jawad told FBI agents he was connected with violent extremists in Iraq but later admitted he made it up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2015

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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Local Group Expects Heavy Influx Of Refugees From Middle East

Metro Detroit is already dealing with hundreds of refugees from the Middle East, and that number is expected to grow with the civil war in Syria.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2013