Waiting for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

buy here pay here software Written by Dr. Ruben Martinez – from the NEXO Newsletter Spring 2013 Millions of people are waiting for the U.S. Congress to find the will to move forward with constructive and humane legislation on immigration reform.  Yet, our congressional members, who receive minimum salaries of […] Read more »

Michigan Status Report: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Contributed by Rachael Moreno -MI ALMA Trustees The use of government agencies for political grandstanding is not new.  The blatant refusal by Michigan’s Secretary of State Ruth Johnson to recognize the rights of young people who have been granted a reprieve from deportation established a new low. At the federal […] Read more »

Michigan’s New Limited-Term Driver’s License and State Identification Card

 From Fred Woodhams, Communications Manager,  Michigan Department of State The state of Michigan will begin issuing new limited-term driver’s licenses and state identification cards on Feb. 19. Limited-term licenses and ID cards will be issued to noncitizen Michigan residents with temporary legal status, such as foreign students, visiting professors, seasonal […] Read more »

Hispanic Preschoolers Show Strong Social Skills; Literacy Lags

By Lesli A. Maxwell Mexican-American preschoolers lag behind their white peers when it comes to early language and literacy development, but their social-emotional skills are just as strong, according to new findings from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, Los Angeles. The researchers found […] Read more »

Secretary Johnson Plays Politics with Deferred Action

            By executive authority President Obama recently provided young immigrant persons who are here in the country without proper documentation a path to legal presence through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.  Those approved for deferred action would not be deported for a period of two years and become eligible for […] Read more »