Deportations, despair and big court backups amid Michigan immigration crackdown
In 2017 and 2018, MLive and The Ann Arbor News examined the U.S. immigration crackdown under the Trump administration, its impact on people in Michigan and the issues it’s creating for the U.S. immigration court in Detroit.
Key findings of MLive’s reporting on immigration crackdown in Michigan
As ICE makes aggressive push in Trump era, immigrants take refuge
Faces of the deported: A look at lives torn apart amid immigration crackdown
A day in Michigan’s only immigration court, where 3 judges decide the fate of thousands
Michigan Associated Press
Best Enterprise Reporting by Ann Arbor News reporters Ryan Stanton and Dana Afana for “Deportations, Despair and Big Court Backups Amid Michigan Immigrant Crackdown.”
Michigan Press Association’s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest.
News enterprise reporting (circulation 11,001 to 20,000) Second place: Ryan Stanton and Dana Afana, The Ann Arbor News, for “Deportations, despair and big court backups amid Michigan immigration crackdown”