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Action of Greater Lansing's Mark Brown (L) and Oscar Castaneda speak at Thursday's town hall.
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One result of the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration has been the separation of children from their parents upon crossing the U.S. border.

Action of Greater Lansing and the ACLU’s Civil Rights for Immigrants Task Force held a town hall in Lansing Thursday to discuss these issues. Katie Cook reports.

 

 


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A newspaper review of federal records has found that the number of immigrants arrested or deported by federal agents in Michigan and Ohio has risen in the past year as President Donald Trump's administration has increased immigration enforcement.

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A Michigan woman has moved into a church in the southwest part of the state in an effort to avoid being deported to Pakistan. 

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The Ingham County sheriff's office has announced it no longer will detain people with federal immigration holds past the detention period on their original booking charges.

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The mayor of Ann Arbor and the community members rallied for a mother of three who may be deported to Mexico soon. 

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A federal judge in Detroit will consider whether to put a temporary national halt on the deportation of Iraqi nationals recently rounded up by U.S. authorities.