The Trump administration’s immigration policy continues to dominate the national headlines. Yesterday, PBS NewsHour reported that the administration is working toward meeting a federal court deadline to reunite 2,500 migrant children with their families by tomorrow. Nearly 500 parents have already been deported without their kids.
Statewide, immigration continues to be a hot button issue that divides both parties. With less than two weeks until the Michigan primaries, our coverage on where the gubernatorial candidates stand continues. Today’s highlights include the candidates’ views on immigration and refugees.
Hassan Khalifeh from the Arab American News and New Michigan Media asked the gubernatorial candidates about attracting talent to Michigan, their views on the EB-5 Visa program, and how the 2020 Census citizenship question might impact Michigan.
Abdul El-Sayed (D)
Shri Thanedar (D)
Gretchen Whitmer (D)
Brian Calley (R)
Patrick Colbeck (R)
Jim Hines (R)
Every candidate accepted the invitation to be interviewed except for Attorney General Bill Schuette.