More Job opportunities Available with Kent County

Client Services Rep – Friend of the Court Public Health Nurse – Health Department Resource Recovery Specialist – DPW Security Enforcement Officer – Sheriff’s Dept To apply to any of these positions visit https://agency.governmentjobs.com/kentcountymi/default.cfm.  Please contact us via email at jobs@kentcountymi.gov if you have any questions. Read more »

Project Manager: Habitat for Humanity of Kent County

Habitat for Humanity of Kent County seeks qualified candidates for the position of Project Manager.  Habitat Kent is focused on recruiting a diverse and equitable workforce, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Project Manager position is responsible for the overall construction process for all build projects as assigned, including the project […] Read more »

Employment Opportunities: Spectrum Health – Healthier Communities

Two positions are available within Core Health; one for a Registered Nurse Case Manager, and the other for a Case Manager MSW.  One position, Registered Nurse Case Manager, is available within Programa Puente. Candidates must be Spanish bilingual in order to effectively provide services to our growing Hispanic population.  Below are the […] Read more »

Waiting for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

buy here pay here software Written by Dr. Ruben Martinez – from the NEXO Newsletter Spring 2013 Millions of people are waiting for the U.S. Congress to find the will to move forward with constructive and humane legislation on immigration reform.  Yet, our congressional members, who receive minimum salaries of […] Read more »

Michigan Status Report: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Contributed by Rachael Moreno -MI ALMA Trustees The use of government agencies for political grandstanding is not new.  The blatant refusal by Michigan’s Secretary of State Ruth Johnson to recognize the rights of young people who have been granted a reprieve from deportation established a new low. At the federal […] Read more »

Michigan’s New Limited-Term Driver’s License and State Identification Card

 From Fred Woodhams, Communications Manager,  Michigan Department of State The state of Michigan will begin issuing new limited-term driver’s licenses and state identification cards on Feb. 19. Limited-term licenses and ID cards will be issued to noncitizen Michigan residents with temporary legal status, such as foreign students, visiting professors, seasonal […] Read more »

Hispanic Preschoolers Show Strong Social Skills; Literacy Lags

By Lesli A. Maxwell Mexican-American preschoolers lag behind their white peers when it comes to early language and literacy development, but their social-emotional skills are just as strong, according to new findings from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, Los Angeles. The researchers found […] Read more »

Secretary Johnson Plays Politics with Deferred Action

            By executive authority President Obama recently provided young immigrant persons who are here in the country without proper documentation a path to legal presence through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.  Those approved for deferred action would not be deported for a period of two years and become eligible for […] Read more »