Global Detroit Blog
Read below for updates to Global Detroit and immigrant news affecting Metro-Detroit.
By Steve Tobocman On Thursday, June 20th about 50 people joined Global Detroit and Global Michigan in welcoming Upwardly Global staff to Michigan to unveil the Upwardly Global online licensing guides. Michigan became just the 4th state in the nation to have these extremely helpful [...]
Title: Jos Campau’s International Flag Raising Event Location: Jos Campau between Caniff and Carpenter Link out: Click here Description: Celebrate Hamtramck’s diversity, join us on Saturday, June 15 at 9:30 am as we raise 18 flags from different nations along Jos Campau. Official Kickoff [...]
Title: Upwardly Global Relicensing and Workforce Integration Launch Event Location: Henry Ford Community College Auditorium Room 104 3601 Schaefer Dearborn, MI 48126 Link out: Click here Description: Upwardly Global invites you to attend the launch of exciting new resources for skilled immigrants and refugees living [...]
Next week, Global Detroit is very excited and proud to be partnering with Welcoming America and our colleagues in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Dayton, Columbus, Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Lansing, as well as Global Michigan to host the first ever Global Great Lakes Network convening. Over the [...]
Title: Caribbean Cultural & Carnival Organization Caribbean Extravaganza Location: Colony Hall 21780 Evergreen Southfield, MI 48075 Link out: Click here Description: A full family day of basking in the Caribbean culture. General Admission is free, admission to Taste Fest $5 for Adults $2 for children. [...]
Title: Global Great Lakes Convening Location: University of Detroit Mercy School of Law 651 East Larned St Detroit, MI 48226 Link out: Click here Description: Join us in Detroit for a full day of sharing ideas and best practices from immigrant economic development initiatives [...]
By Steve Tobocman Certainly we feel honored to be referred to in both the Wall Street Journal and The Atlantic magazine this week as a national leader in looking to capitalize on immigration as an economic revitalization engine. The Journal cited our work with the [...]
Title: Free Citizenship Application Workshop Location: Troy Community Center Room 301 3125 Livernois Rd Troy, MI Link out: Click here Description: Take Advantage of the Free Workshop! Services Include: – Up-to-Date information on application requirements and procedures – Eligibility for naturalization – Completion of [...]
By Steve Tobocman Canada has recently launched a new “start-up” visa to enable immigrant entrepreneurs legal residency in Canada. A recent article chronicling the program and some successful immigrant entrepreneurs in Toronto was recently published in Model D’s sister publication Yonge Street. You can check [...]
By Steve Tobocman In January, Global Detroit and Global Michigan kicked off a partnership with Upwardly Global, a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to helping skilled immigrants join the professional U.S. workforce by offering career preparation guidance and training, and raising employer awareness. Through a generous grant from the New [...]
Global Detroit is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that revitalizes Michigan’s economy by pursuing strategies that strengthen Detroit’s connections to the world to make the region more attractive and welcoming to immigrants, internationals, and foreign trade and investment as a means to produce jobs and regional economic growth.
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