Renovaciones de la Licencia de Conducir Durante la Pandemia

La gobernadora de Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer recientemente emitió la Orden Ejecutiva 2020-78, que proporcionara una segunda extensión automática para las tarjetas de identificación de Michigan, licencias de conducir y la registración de su vehículo.  Si alguna de las anteriores expiró o expirará entre el 1 de febrero y el 30 de junio del 2020, estas…
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Driver’s License Renewals During the Pandemic

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently issued Executive Order 2020-78, which provides a second automatic extension for Michigan ID cards, driver’s licenses, and registration.  If your license, ID, or registration expired or will expire between February 1 and June 30, it will automatically be extended until July 31, 2020.  This extension does not apply if your…
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Refugees, Immigrants & Our Community

Last week, we helped sponsor a potluck welcoming dinner for over 2oo Syrian refugees, who have been recently resettled in the greater-Detroit area. Our community is a vibrant and diverse one and we are grateful for the opportunity to help a new group of immigrants feel at home. Read a write-up about the event on…
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The Benefits of Detroit’s New Municipal ID Program for Undocumented Immigrants

On Tuesday, the Detroit City Council approved an ordinance to make available a new Detroit municipal identification card. With a 7-0 vote, the City Council set the framework for issuing and accepting municipal IDs. This is huge news for immigrants in the city! Beginning this fall, undocumented people, individuals struggling with homelessness, returning citizens, some…
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A Brief History of Immigrants and Their Contributions to Detroit

Cadillac Square was home to the Detroit farmers market (1841-1891). By 1880, significant numbers of Italian & Polish immigrants were moving to the rapidly growing city. Photo: UM School of Public Health Detroit has long been a destination for immigrants. Decades before the economic decay, the 2013 bankruptcy, and even prior to French colonization, various…
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