Obama Administration deportation http://michiganradio.org en "DREAMers" gain protections under new immigration policy http://michiganradio.org/post/dreamers-gain-protections-under-new-immigration-policy <p>Immigrant advocates are celebrating a <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/15/us/immigration-deferred-deportation/index.html">new policy that offers some protections for young immigrants</a>.</p><p>And a few of them wasted no time heading to US immigration offices in Detroit on Wednesday, the first day applications became available.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:56:22 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 8693 at http://michiganradio.org "DREAMers" gain protections under new immigration policy Advocates urge the Obama administration to change it's deportation policies http://michiganradio.org/post/advocates-urge-obama-administration-change-its-deportation-policies <p>Immigration advocates are calling on the Obama administration to scale back efforts to deport some undocumented immigrants in Michigan. Thu, 31 May 2012 19:06:56 +0000 Steve Carmody 7699 at http://michiganradio.org Advocates urge the Obama administration to change it's deportation policies Sterling Heights honor student faces deportation http://michiganradio.org/post/sterling-heights-honor-student-faces-deportation <p>With immigration reform bogged down in Congress and perennially on the back burner, the <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/25/AR2010072501790.html">Obama administration is pushing a more aggressive deportation agenda</a>. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to deport a record number of people this year.</p><p>If the agency has their way, one of them will be Ola Kaso, an 18-year-old girl from Sterling Heights. She&rsquo;ll be forced to leave just days after she graduates high school as one of the top students in her class.</p> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 16:26:24 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 2090 at http://michiganradio.org Sterling Heights honor student faces deportation