Street Beat: Immigration Issues In Metro Detroit

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at immigration issues in the Metro Detroit area.

First, Mihaela Mitrofan, Director of Refugee Resettlement SE Michigan for Samaritas, talks about the issues facing refugees moving into the Detroit area.

Mihaela Mitrofan, Lisa Germani (credit: Charlie Peña/CW50)

Mihaela Mitrofan, Lisa Germani (credit: Charlie Peña/CW50)

Then Ypsilanti Mayor Amanda Edmonds discusses sanctuary cities and the recent “don’t ask” legislation passed by the Ypsilanti city council.

Amanda Edmonds (credit: Charlie Peña/CW50)

Amanda Edmonds (credit: Charlie Peña/CW50)

Next, Darren Miller, Staff Attorney for the Michigan Immigration Rights Center, discusses legal issues facing immigrants.

Darren Miller, Lisa Germani (credit: Charlie Peña/CW50)

Darren Miller, Lisa Germani (credit: Charlie Peña/CW50)

Finally, Steve Tobocman, founder of Global Detroit, explains the economic impact immigrants have on the community.

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