March 13, 2022
How does the deportation process work?
One of the greatest fears of any non-citizen or undocumented immigrant living in Michigan is the threat of removal by the government. Deportation is most often the result of living in the country without the appropriate visa or committing a felony offense as an immigrant. Immigrants of any status will … Read more
November 13, 2020
The citizenship test is about to get a lot harder
There are quite a few hoops immigrants in the United States have to jump through to become official citizens. One of them is taking the citizenship test, which can be quite challenging to pass. Well, thanks to recent changes to the exam, immigrants in Michigan and elsewhere may find it … Read more
October 29, 2020
Who qualifies for a 601 waiver?
Deportation is something most noncitizen U.S. residents fear, and that fear is well-founded. As too many Michigan residents know, it rips families apart; it costs people their jobs and their lives as they know it. If forced to leave the country, deported individuals may end up in places they have … Read more
April 30, 2020
Michigan’s status as a border zone could affect your civil rights
When a discussion about America’s border issues comes up, you might not think about Michigan. Other states, including California, New Mexico, Texas, and other states, usually come to mind. Debates about places facing serious border issues usually do not include our state. Michigan is at the center of a debate about the … Read more
April 11, 2017
Immigrants’ rights in the United States of America
As most people know by now, immigration and issues regarding it have been getting a lot of attention for the last few months. With the new presidential administration has come a renewed sense of fear and uncertainty for immigrants of all kinds. Fortunately for everyone in the United States, every … Read more
January 11, 2017
Concerned about being detained by officials? It helps to prepare.
Given the comments made about immigration and undocumented workers in the months leading to the presidential election, it isn’t surprising that individuals who have not completed the immigration process would feel fearful of work raids and deportations. While only time will tell if these searches will escalate in the next … Read more