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Category Archives: Chaldeans
A little-noted decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to not hear an appeal has dimmed Chaldean hopes about deportation. Chaldeans are Catholic Iraqis. Hundreds of Chaldeans and other Iraqis have been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement under a 2017 … Continue reading
The Washington Times reports today that a conversation on Air Force One persuaded President Donald Trump to stop the deportations of Chaldeans to Iraq. The Trump administration in 2017 ordered deportations of Iraqis who had been convicted of felonies and … Continue reading
The Arab American News describes the key role that a first-of-its kind museum in Michigan is playing in preserving the heritage of one of the world’s oldest cultures. The Detroit area’s Chaldean community, which has largely transplanted itself from northern … Continue reading
Crain’s Detroit Business reports that the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce has tabled an outreach in northern Iraq intended to help the country recover from ISIS. Martin Manna, president of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce and Chaldean Community Foundation … Continue reading
It has been two years since a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sweep put hundreds of Iraqi nationals into jail to await deportation to Iraq. Many are still in jail—and limbo. Why did the United States detain several hundred Chaldeans … Continue reading
From The Arab American News: BLOOMFIELD HILLS —A book launch for a guide from Michigan State University School of Journalism professor Joe Grimm titled “100 Questions & Answers About Chaldean Americans” is expected to be held at 7 p.m. on … Continue reading
We’re happy that “100 Questions and Answers About Chaldean Americans” is now available and appreciate this video from Front Edge Publishing’s Susan Stitt. We think she captured our efforts well.
Michigan Radio reports that Chaldean Americans who had been detained to await deportation to Iraq have lost protection from what some have said will be discrimination, persecution and perhaps death. Tuesday’s decision means even Iraqis who had hoped to plead … Continue reading