immigration

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Nearly 100 students at Western Michigan University are from the seven predominantly-Muslim countries affected by President Donald Trump's immigration ban. They are Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says enforcing immigration laws is not a top priority of state and local police in Michigan. 

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Susan Reed says it won’t take long to change immigration policy in the United States. The Managing Attorney for the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center in Kalamazoo says “the deportation machine is already built.” 


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Shadia Kanaan says the question “where are you from?” now has a different tone than it did when she first came to the United States from the West Bank. 


Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

(MPRN-Undated) It’s been a year since Governor Rick Snyder called for a “pause” in re-settling refugees from the Middle East in Michigan. Before that, Snyder described himself as the nation’s most pro-immigration governor. 

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