Neighborhood Revitalization Category

Del Director: El Alivio Administrativo del Presidente Obama

Por Steve Tobocman Ayer por la noche, el presidente Obama anunció las reformas más radicales en los Estados Unidos a la política de inmigración en casi 30 años. Su acción para tratar de integrar a millones de padres indocumentados de ciudadanos estadounidenses o residentes legales [...]

From the Director: Obama’s Administrative Relief

By Steve Tobocman Last night, President Obama announced the most sweeping reforms in U.S. immigration policy in nearly 30 years. His action to try to integrate millions of undocumented parents of U.S. citizens or legal residents is bound to fan the flames of political firestorms [...]

From the Director: Global Detroit in the News

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 [...]

From the Director: Canadian Startup Visas boost Toronto Economy

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 in From the Director, Neighborhood Revitalization 

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 [...]

Read Global Detroit's 2012 End of the Year Report

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 [...]