Why Vote against yourself? Political betrayal

Sometimes we wonder about the motives of our representatives: Why would two Hispanic House Representatives vote against language freedom? We wanted our readers to know who they are.   Michigan’s Republican-led House recently approved legislation that would make English the official state language and require its use in public records, sparking objections from Democrats and…

Supreme Court curbs rights of immigrants awaiting deportation

The U.S. Supreme Court last month curbed the ability of immigrants held in long-term detention during deportation proceedings to argue for their release in a ruling in sync with President Donald Trump’s get-tough approach toward immigration. The court’s conservative justices carried the day in the 5-3 decision that overturned a lower court’s ruling that required…

Gerald R. Ford International Airport Continues Record-Setting Passenger Trend

The Gerald R. Ford International (GFIA) Airport continues an upward passenger trend, and February was another record-setting month. February saw 251,680 total passengers – up 16.31-percent from February 2017. Combined with a January that saw 13-percent growth, this now puts GFIA up 14.76-percent for 2018. February 2018 also goes down as the busiest February in…

Grand Rapids Public Museum Announces New Concert with Mertle Added to Concert Under Stars Series

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced  that due to popular demand, a sixth, additional concert has been added to this year’s Concerts Under the Stars line-up! Local band Mertle will be playing in the Chaffee Planetarium on Tuesday, May 15! Mertle is a local alternative, indie pop/rock band comprised of Max McKinnon (Vocals, and Keys), Kendall Wright…

El trámite de la ‘green card’ puede tardar hasta casi dos años, según una nueva herramienta del servicio de inmigración

El trámite de la ‘green card’ puede tardar hasta casi dos años, según una nueva herramienta del servicio de inmigración En algunas oficinas, como Miami, Florida, la tarjeta verde demora entre 9 y 23 meses de acuerdo con la nueva herramienta publicada en la página web de la Oficina de Ciudadanía y Servicios de Inmigración…