Stories tagged: "Abraham Aiyash"


In this Friday, June 26, 2020 photo, U.S. District Judge Laurie Michelson, left, administers the Oath of Citizenship to Hala Baqtar during a drive-thru naturalization service in a parking structure at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services headquarters on Detroit's east side. The ceremony is a way to continue working as the federal courthouse is shut down due to Coronavirus. The U.S. has resumed swearing in new citizens but the oath ceremonies aren't the same because of COVID-19 and a budget crisis at the citizenship agency threatens to stall them again.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Biden’s Immigration Reforms Hit Home in Michigan, but the Work Isn’t Done

While celebrating President Biden ending the ban on immigration from Muslim-majority countries, Michiganders want to be sure such bans never happen again.

Graphic by Denzel Boyd.
Meet MI Leaders: How Abraham Aiyash Fights for Clean Air and Water in Metro Detroit

Rep. Abraham Aiyash is continuing the legacy of a dear friend by advocating for environmental justice in Hamtramck.

Rep. Matt Maddock (R-Milford) attends the State of the State address in 2020.
Far-Right Conspiracy Group ‘Milford Conservatives Matter’ Includes State Rep. Maddock

Michigan Democrats want to censure and investigate Rep. Maddock, while the calls for his expulsion from the Legislature continue to mount.

Lansing, Michigan, USA - September 24, 2016: View from the public "peanut gallery" of the house of representatives of the state of Michigan in Lansing.
3 Things the Michigan Legislature Is Looking to Tackle in 2021

The next session for the Legislature has proposals from established Representatives, new faces, and from the people of Michigan themselves.

Aiyash helps campaign for other Democratic legislative candidates ahead of the 2020 election.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Reach Your Representative During a Global Health Emergency

Representative-elect Abraham Aiyash explains the kind of innovation that keeps legislators and constituents connected when face-to-face events aren't safe.

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More Than the Presidency: These Seven Down Ballot Races Have Young Michiganders Motivated

From Kalamazoo to Livonia to Marquette, young Michiganders are looking at races closer to home as they head to the polls.

Abraham Ayiash and Isaac Robinson. Photo courtesy Abraham Aiyash.
Meet Abraham Aiyash, Running to Fill the Seat of His Friend Who Died of Coronavirus

Abraham Aiyash's friend and mentor state Rep. Isaac Robinson died of a suspected case of coronavirus in March. Aiyash wants to carry on Robinson's work in Lansing.