Press Releases

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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Chaldean Community Foundation receives $20,000 Consumers Energy Foundation Grant

Grant to Chaldean Community Foundation’s Capital Campaign Supports New Community Center to Expand Workforce Development Programs, Mental and Physical Health Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2020 Sterling Heights, MI – The Chaldean Community Foundation has received a $20,000 grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation to expand its community center, supporting workforce development programs, mental […]

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PRESS ADVISORY: Reps. Levin and Lawrence to Host Vigil for Jimmy Aldaoud and Call for End to Iraqi Deportations

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) tomorrow evening will join the family of Jimmy Aldaoud, a Michigan Chaldean man who was deported to Iraq in June and died on August 6th of a diabetic crisis, for a vigil honoring his life and memory at the Chaldean Community Foundation in Sterling Heights. Mr. […]

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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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Governor Snyder Honors New Americans’ Economic and Civic Contributions at Annual Appreciation Gala

September 6, 2018 – Gov. Rick Snyder honored a select group of New Americans in Michigan for their philanthropic and economic contributions at a gala held Thursday night at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn. “Community Engagement and Economic Prosperity: The Bridge Toward Michigan’s Future” was the theme of the event. The gala was planned by […]

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