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Lawmakers stand with Iraqi families calling to halt mass deportations

Sterling Heights — Michigan lawmakers stood beside Iraqi families Saturday calling on federal authorities to prioritize the safety of Iraqi nationals who face deportation following a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals this week. On Tuesday, the appeals court upheld an earlier ruling by a three-judge panel that U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith lacked the authority to stop the deportations and grant […]

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Closing the voter engagement gap in Metro Detroit

Ever since her early teens, Amina Khalique had been interested in politics. But because she rarely saw people from her background — a young Bangladeshi muslim — in local or national politics, she assumed it wasn’t for her. That perception changed when Gabriela Santiago-Romero came to her high school to tell students about Girls Making Change, […]

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Hey U Vote!

Located in Sterling Heights, the Chaldean Community Foundation – the nonprofit arm of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce – has a four pillar mission: advocacy, acculturation, community development, and cultural preservation. According to their website, they are a human and social services organization providing assistance. They were founded in 2006, and host a wide-range […]

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Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange brings out the best in people

Only hours after a new group of immigrants attended their Naturalization Ceremony at Macomb Intermediate School District hundreds of people — many of whom made a similar journey to America years before the newcomers — gathered at the Sterling Heights Senior Center for the Cultural Exchange hosted by the … Click here to reach more

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