Created Equal: Our immigration system is broken. What does the Constitution say about it? 

Immigration has been synonymous with the United States for centuries, but what do the country’s founding documents actually say about who...

Detroit Evening Report: New census data shows slight population increase in Michigan

Michigan’s population grew slightly in the past year, gaining roughly 4,000 residents between July 2022 and July 2023, according to...

Detroit Evening Report: Gov. Whitmer signs language access bills into law

Two new state laws aim to help more than 900,000 people in Michigan who are not proficient English speakers. House...

Detroit Evening Report: Advocacy group reports increase of Muslims detained during border re-entry at DTW

An advocacy group says it’s received an increase in grievances from Muslims detained during border re-entry at Detroit Metropolitan Airport....

DER Weekends: Bengali Harlem

 The film ‘In Search of Bengali Harlem’ documents comedian Alaudin Ullah's search for his Bengali father.  What Ullah and...

Detroit Today: How the end of Title 42 affects US immigration policies

Late last week, several news outlets were predicting that many immigrants would try to enter the country. As of today,...

Civic dinner event highlights immigrants and refugees in Detroit’s Filipinx community

Michigan State University Extension’s Wayne County office and Baon, a monthly subscription food service that serves curated Filipino food, are...

New book explores what it’s like to grow up undocumented in the U.S.

In many discussions, immigrants are often reduced to crude stereotypes. They’re cast as bad actors —people who want something they...

Reporting shows the harshness of Trump’s Zero Tolerance immigration policy

During the first half of the Trump Administration, the Zero Tolerance policy was implemented. It split asylum-seeking families trying to...

The role immigration can play in addressing Michigan’s labor shortage

Michigan is currently facing labor shortages in several industries, including healthcare and hospitality, according to a recent report from Michigan's...

City of Detroit suspends ID program after concerns over possible data exposure

More than 880 Detroiters who applied for the city’s municipal ID program may have had their personal information exposed to...

Finjan Cafe owner sets out to build a Yemeni legacy

“Communities of Hope” features Detroiters from communities of color who have been looking for ways to persevere during the pandemic....