Global Detroit Blog
Read below for updates to Global Detroit and immigrant news affecting Metro-Detroit.
On April 18 representatives from Global Detroit, The Welcome Mat Detroit, and the University of Detroit Mercy Immigration Law Clinic traveled internationally (through the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel!) to meet with representatives of the Windsor-Essex County Local Immigration Partnership (LIP). Common challenges and opportunities on economic, social, [...]
Title: The Path of Life – Yonu Aduna Location: 15600 JL Hudson Dr. Southfield, MI 48075 Link out: Click here Description: Join us as we celebrate life through an exceptional cultural and educational experience. Rejuvenate the mind, energize the body, heal the soul and [...]
By Steve Tobocman In case you didn’t believe that American employers were interested in international talent, perhaps the immigration headline from earlier this month will convince you. On April 5th, the U.S. immigration service (USCIS) closed the 2014 H-1B application process, a mere four days [...]
Title: Detroit Immigration Forum Location: International Institute 111 E. Kirby, Detroit MI 48202 Link out: Click here Description: Addressing immigration issues and identifying opportunities for change. Presenters include Carlos Alvarado (immigration attorney), Raquel Garcia Andersen (Michigan United), Rona Lum (immigration Attorney), Reginald Pacis (immigration attorney) [...]
Title: Trinidad and Tobago Night Location: WIAA Hall 2015 E 7 Mile Rd Detroit, MI 48234 Link out: Click here Description: The Caribbean Cultural & Carnival Organization (CCCO) presents Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Night at the West Indian American Association (WIAA) Hall on Friday April [...]
Global Detroit Director Steve Tobocman was a featured panelist on a forum on immigration reform last week. The event was held in Washington D.C and was hosted by the National League of Cities. Other speakers included Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Audrey Singer of the [...]
How do I position immigrants as assets to my community? What are today’s most effective messaging strategies? How do I create supportive environments for immigrants? And what is really going on with immigration reform in Washington? The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. Public Education Institute will [...]
Read Global Detroit’s 2012 End of the Year Report to receive a full update on Global Detroit’s work and accomplishments in 2012 and the organization’s next steps moving forward in 2013. The report reviews: – Welcoming Michigan – International Student Retention – Welcome Mat – Neighborhood [...]
Bipartisan Group Offers Recommendations and Outlines Priorities for the Midwest to Ensure U.S. Economic Competitiveness At an immigration summit in Washington today, a diverse and bipartisan group of Midwestern business and civic leaders will release a report urging immigration reform to ensure regional and national economic competitiveness. Former [...]
Join Leadership Detroit Thursday, March 14th for an Informational Breakfast to learn more about the application process. Founded in 1979, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for professionals to take their leadership agenda to the next level. Leadership Detroit [...]
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