Alfredo Hernandez Joins Michigan Department of Civil Rights as It’s First Racial Equity Officer

Alfredo Hernandez has been named Racial Equity Officer with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights started on January 16, 2018.   “The Department of Civil Rights looks forward to leveraging Alfredo’s experience in working on racial equity issues across the state. His background in working with local jurisdictions, foundations and other stakeholders offers our Department…

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Trump will support path to citizenship for DACA Dreamer immigrants

President Trump saidlast month  that he would send Congress a legislative proposal to provide legal status and ultimately citizenship to young immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children and now face deportation.   The president told reporters he wanted to give the so-called Dreamers a way to achieve full citizenship in 10…

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Michigan Marihuana licensing a complicated matter

Michigan Marihuana licensing a complicated matter. Dr. José A. Flores While Michigan lawmakers set upon a path of meeting licensing requirements for growers, processors, transporters, dispensaries their regulatory devices pose many complicated obstacles for the average small business.  Michigan’s Medical Marihuana may see $837 million business but state regulations, fees, licensing process, investigatory provisions and…

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