Politics & Government
12:54 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Congressman Kildee on Vassar plan: 'These kids are in danger'

Cong. Kildee says people should not confuse the current humanitarian crisis with immigration issues.
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Many in our state are closely watching events in Vassar, Michigan. The community 65 miles northeast of Lansing in Genesee County could become the temporary home of 60 to 120 mostly young refugees from Central America.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:14 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Young Immigrants Cheer MI Driver’s License Decision

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Immigrant rights groups are cheering Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson’s decision to allow people brought to the U-S as children to get a driver’s license.

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Radio Made in Michigan
6:16 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

MI To Issue Licenses To Illegal Immigrants Brought To US As Children

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Thousands of children of illegal immigrants in Michigan are now eligible for a driver’s license or official state I-D.

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Radio Made in Michigan
6:12 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

SoS: No Change Planned During Driver’s License Policy Review


No immediate changes are planned to a state policy that denies driver’s licenses to people who were brought to the U-S as young children by illegal immigrants.

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6:34 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Young Immigrants File Suit Against SOS

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Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson faces a lawsuit over her refusal to grant drivers licenses to some young immigrants. 

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