immigration

2:45 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Vassar Immigrant Housing Plan Draws Protest

Some residents say they aren't happy about the demonstrations by activists from outside of the town east of Saginaw.
Vassar For the second time in two weeks, several conservative groups from around the state gathered in this small community Monday to protest the possible housing of Central American children. About 50 demonstrators, two armed with semi-automatic rifles, carried American and Tea Party flags as they marched one mile, from city hall to a social services facility that would shelter the young undocumented immigrants.
7:43 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Protesters March Against Central American Teens Coming to Small Town in Thumb Area

Some carried guns and Gadsden "Don't Tread on Me" flags
VASSAR, MI - More than 50 people from across Michigan turned out to protest the possibility that a Vassar facility could house Central American children and teens who have fled into the country.
Immigration
8:15 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WSW: 12 Year Old From Kalamazoo Discusses Arrest Over Immigration

Protest in Washington D.C.
Credit Michigan United

    

Esteban Verdugo says he doesn't want anyone else to experience what he did a year ago. 

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Upton
7:28 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Congressman Fred Upton Discusses General Motors Recall, Ukraine and Immigration

U.S. Capitol
Credit iStock/Svetlana Larina

    

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he hopes to get the bottom of why it took so long for General Motors to recall vehicles due to problems with an ignition switch. 

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12:04 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Governor Snyder will ask for 50,000 additional visas

Snyder says system needs overall reform
DETROIT, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday some of the nation's immigration policies hurt Michigan and that he wants reform to start in Detroit. The governor plans to ask the federal government to grant 50,000 visas over five years for highly skilled immigrants who would move to Detroit.

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