Global Detroit http://michiganradio.org en Report: Metro Detroit immigrants don't follow typical patterns http://michiganradio.org/post/report-metro-detroit-immigrants-dont-follow-typical-patterns <p>A report released today on metro Detroit's foreign-born population shows between five and 15% of people in Southeastern Michigan are immigrants. The study, conducted by Global Detroit and Data Driven Detroit, shows metro Detroit's immigrants don't follow traditional patterns of foreign-born populations in urban areas.</p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:47:23 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13564 at http://michiganradio.org Report: Metro Detroit immigrants don't follow typical patterns Grant backs "micro-enterprise" in Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/grant-backs-micro-enterprise-detroit <p>Some small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in Detroit could get a boost from a<a href="http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20120318/SUB01/303189992/-2-4m-backs-initiative-to-provide-biz-training-for-3-detroit#"> $2.4 million Kellogg Foundation grant.</a></p><p>The grant will help establish the Global Detroit Neighborhood Development Collaborative, a micro-enterprise lending and training programs in three city neighborhoods for three years.</p><p>Former Detroit State Representative Steve Tobocman runs the larger Global Detroit initiative, which will oversee the program.</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:19:48 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 6700 at http://michiganradio.org Snyder, other leaders want a more immigrant-friendly Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/snyder-other-leaders-want-more-immigrant-friendly-michigan <pre> Governor Snyder and other leaders talked immigration and Michigan&rsquo;s economic future at a <a href="http://www.detnews.com/article/20110718/METRO/107180376/1409/Snyder-touts-benefits-of-immigration-at-WSU-conference">conference in Detroit.</a> </pre> <pre> Organizers say they want to change the conversation about immigrants and the economy. Mon, 18 Jul 2011 21:24:08 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 3364 at http://michiganradio.org Snyder, other leaders want a more immigrant-friendly Michigan