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Governor Snyder Calls for "Urban Pioneer" Visas to Attract Immigrants

In the last census, approximately two out of three Michigan communities lost residents.

To change that trend, Governor Snyder hopes Washington will consider what he calls “Urban Pioneer Visas” as it works to overhaul immigration law. The Governor says the special visas will help attract foreign residents to Michigan cities hit particularly hard by population loss.

Governor Snyder tells WDET’s Travis Wright that population loss has an incredible impact on the state.

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