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Partnership Empowers Students to Connect to Their Post-Secondary Future

It was not that long ago that Tommy Haji was sitting in a high school classroom trying to decide his future.  With family members who had recently immigrated to the United States, he and his parents knew there was only one path that would lead him to success. “Education is the foundation of everything,” he recently told a group of 12 Stevenson students participating in...

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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...

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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...

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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, a political leadership...

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