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DEARBORN — As conditions continue to worsen in Yemen, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D- Dearborn) has led a front in metro Detroit, along with local leaders and government officials, to address growing concerns from the Yemeni American community.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell and John Conyers were among a group of House members who sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday urging his administration to work with American allies to limit civilian casualties in Yemen and find a diplomatic solution to the conflict.
With just under three weeks to go before their monumental event, organizers today said a new Guinness World Record of people dressed as Rosie the Riveter, in one place, is within reach.
The biggest trade deal in history is about to become Washington’s biggest political football.
After nearly six years of grueling negotiations, details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership hammered out behind closed doors will soon be released to the world — straight into the neon glare of a presidential election campaign and a bitterly divided Congress.
WASHINGTON– The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) congressional conference report urged President Obama to work with international partners to protect non-combatants and assist in the evacuation of U.S. citizens and nationals from Yemen.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is worried that proposed rule of origin standards on autos in a Pacific trade deal will hurt the U.S. industry.
Among the most baffling failures in gun policy—and there are many—is the fact that some victims of domestic violence don’t get the same protections from their abusers as others. Under current law, people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence are only banned from owning guns if they are married to, have children with, or live with their victims.
DEARBORN — The Department of Homeland Security designated Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months due to the ongoing armed conflict within that country. The designation, announced on Wednesday, grants Yemenis who are on temporary basis in the United States the right to stay and apply for work authorization after their visas expire.
In honor of National Startup Day, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) and Ann Arbor SPARK hosted a conversation with local companies on the current climate for startups in Ann Arbor.
Speaking to the non-profit economic development organization Wednesday, Dingell highlighted what she described as an increasingly open atmosphere for new businesses.
Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate electronic cigarettes just as normal cigarettes are after a Wyandotte man was severely injured when a vapor pen exploded as he smoked it.