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UIA Local Offices closed as of Wednesday, March 18, except for appointments

Beginning March 18, 2020, Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) local offices will be closed for visits from the public, except for customers with appointments. These changes will remain effective as long as necessary for the health and safety of the public. UIA offices will continue to serve the public and eligible employees are encouraged to apply […]

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A Message from our President to Clients and Members

Dear Clients and Members: As we all continue to work through new realities and uncertainties, I wanted to make you aware of conversations being held, partnerships being formed, and tangible steps being taken aimed at bringing solutions and relief to our community through both the Chaldean Community Foundation and the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce. […]

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USCIS Offices Temporarily Closed to the Public

Michigan – Detroit Field Office USCIS Offices Temporarily Closed to the Public As of March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has suspended routine in-person services until at least April 1 to help slow the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). USCIS staff will continue to perform duties that do not involve contact with the […]

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Due to COVID-19, MDHHS closes lobbies except for appointments; suspends rules requiring office visits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 034 – March 17, 2020 Contact: Bob Wheaton, 517-241-2112 LANSING, MICH. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) today announced that MDHHS will close its lobbies to visits from the public, except for appointments, and will stop requiring residents to visit MDHHS offices in order […]

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear Friends, Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) is temporarily closed until further notice. The CCF is committed to ensuring the health and wellness of those whom we serve, as well as our staff. The majority of the team will be working remotely and will be accessible via […]

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Trump taps Oakland County Judge, first Chaldean, for Federal Bench

                Washington — President Donald Trump has nominated an Oakland County judge and the first Chaldean American to fill a vacancy on the federal bench in Western Michigan. Trump tapped Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Hala Jarbou, a former federal prosecutor, to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of […]

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Pence meets with Chaldean Chamber to discuss halting deportations

Troy — Vice President Mike Pence met Tuesday with the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce ahead of a Troy rally to discuss possible relief from deportations for some Iraqi nationals. The meeting comes as the White House explores ways to make good on a promise President Donald Trump made in Warren in late January, when he […]

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Sterling Heights encourages public census engagement

City officials anticipate some residents’ fears over privacy, but they said respondents’ census data is meant “purely for informational and funding purposes” and that it’s a felony to wrongfully disclose individuals’ data. Varney added that the census is likely less invasive than one’s presence on social media. She explained that the form doesn’t ask for […]

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