Immigrant Rights

ACRL, ACLU of Michigan Vow Continued Legal Fight Against Latest Muslim Ban

ACRL, ACLU of Michigan Vow Continued Legal Fight Against Latest Muslim Ban

2017-03-06 00:00:00

DETROIT – The Arab-American Civil Rights League and the ACLU of Michigan have announced that they will continue their lawsuit challenging the Muslim ban after a revised executive order was signed today by President Donald Trump. The revised order, which still discriminatorily prohibits the travel of some immigrants from designated Muslim-majority countries and halts the refugee resettlement program temporarily, was condemned by the organizations as a transparent attempt to continue the same policies that were already rejected by the courts as unconstitutional.

Border Patrol Sued Over Warrantless Searches in Michigan

Border Patrol Sued Over Warrantless Searches in Michigan

2016-11-30 00:00:00

Originally published by Todd Spangler for the Detroit Free Press

WASHINGTON – A watchdog group is suing U.S. Customs and Border Protection in federal court in Detroit to find out if government agents are racially profiling American citizens and foreigners legally in the U.S. under a law that allows for warrantless searches across Michigan to combat illegal immigration.

Why Immigrant Families and Children in Flint Water Crisis Deserve Help, Not Deportation

Why Immigrant Families and Children in Flint Water Crisis Deserve Help, Not Deportation

2016-03-01 00:00:00

Parenting, as any mother or father will readily admit, is a tough job. In Flint, Mich., however, that job has become a whole lot tougher since the city’s water supply was poisoned.

If I lived in Flint, I’d have to cook with bottled water, bathe my two daughters in bottled water, and scramble to get them to countless lead-testing and medical appointments. Even worse, I’d be worried sick about whether my girls will suffer permanent developmental delays from drinking the toxic water. 

Victory! The University of Michigan Grants In-State Tuition to DREAMers

Victory! The University of Michigan Grants In-State Tuition to DREAMers

2013-07-19 00:00:00

Yesterday, we Dreamers won a huge victory for equality in Michigan.

The Regents of the University of Michigan voted to grant in-state tuition to all Michigan students who meet certain basic educational requirements, regardless of their immigration status.

ACLU Lauds U of M’s Decision to Apply In-State Tuition Rates to Local Students Regardless of Immigration Status

ACLU Lauds U of M’s Decision to Apply In-State Tuition Rates to Local Students Regardless of Immigration Status

2013-07-18 00:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan applauded the University of Michigan Board Of Regents today for extending in-state tuition rates to all students who attended high school and middle school in Michigan, regardless of their immigration status.

Michigan Reverses Policy, Issues Driver's Licenses to DREAMers

Michigan Reverses Policy, Issues Driver's Licenses to DREAMers

2013-02-01 00:00:00

DETROIT – A coalition of civil rights organizations welcomed the Michigan Secretary of State’s decision today to drop an unlawful policy that prevented young immigrants brought to the country as children – commonly known as DREAMers – from receiving driver’s licenses and identification cards in the state.

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The ACLU and immigrant-rights activists filed a Freedom of Information Act complaint against U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for the agency’s failure...
July 18, 2013 Immigrant Rights
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan applauded the University of Michigan Board Of Regents today for extending in-state tuition...
DETROIT – A coalition of civil rights organizations welcomed the Michigan Secretary of State’s decision today to drop an unlawful policy that prevented young...
DETROIT – Three young immigrants and One Michigan, a youth-led organization that advocates on behalf of immigrants, filed a lawsuit today challenging the state...
In a case that could open the doors to legal proceedings of detainees around the nation, the American Civil Liberties Union today filed a lawsuit on behalf of...
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DETROIT – The Arab-American Civil Rights League and the ACLU of Michigan have announced that they will continue their lawsuit challenging the Muslim ban after...
Kary Moss, executive director of the ACLU of Michigan, has issued a statement urging Gov. Rick Snyder to reconsider his recent decision to back away from a...
July 19, 2013 Immigrant Rights
Yesterday, we Dreamers won a huge victory for equality in Michigan. The Regents of the University of Michigan voted to grant in-state tuition to all Michigan...
July 18, 2013 Immigrant Rights
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan applauded the University of Michigan Board Of Regents today for extending in-state tuition...
DETROIT – A coalition of civil rights organizations welcomed the Michigan Secretary of State’s decision today to drop an unlawful policy that prevented young...
October 05, 2012 Immigrant Rights
DETROIT – In a ruling from the bench, a federal judge issued an injunction today against Secretary of State Ruth Johnson’s controversial “citizenship checkbox...
September 17, 2012 Immigrant Rights
DETROIT – In a lawsuit filed today in federal court, a voting rights coalition is challenging Secretary of State Ruth Johnson’s controversial “citizenship...
September 04, 2012 Immigrant Rights
DETROIT – In a letter today, the non-partisan Michigan Election Coalition urged the Secretary of State to immediately halt the use of the “citizenship checkbox...
March 21, 2012 Immigrant Rights
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- In a letter today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan urged the Michigan State Police (MSP) to investigate a racial...
February 03, 2009 Immigrant Rights
Tonight Governor Jennifer Granholm will deliver the State of the State address, outlining her agenda and priorities for 2009. You don’t have to be a Rhodes...
In a case that could open the doors to legal proceedings of detainees around the nation, the American Civil Liberties Union today filed a lawsuit on behalf of...
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