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Mentoring academy offers ‘Vision’ to students experiencing difficulties

Stevenson High School offers the new Vision Empowerment Academy as a way to get students to see their future business options and plans in a different light. The Bloomfield Hills-based Wireless Vision — which describes itself as T-Mobile’s biggest independent retail partner — and the Chaldean Community Foundation are partners in the project. Click here […]

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Deferred Removal for Iraqi Nationals Including Minorities Act

Congressmen Levin and Moolenaar Introduce Bill to Provide Relief for Iraqi Nationals Facing Deportation The bipartisan Deferred Removal for Iraqi Nationals Including Minorities Act will grant two years of relief from detention and deportation for Iraqi nationals with orders of removal. Washington, D.C. – Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI-09) and Congressman John Moolenaar (R-MI-04) late yesterday […]

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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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