News From Rep. Hammoud

Thursday, February 2, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) has introduced a resolution asking Congress and the Michigan Legislature to adopt compassionate, responsible immigration practices instead of those that lead to discrimination and exclusion. The resolution is in response recent executive orders that infringe on the constitutional rights of Michigan residents, and threaten local governments that don’t comply with federal immigration authorities.

“Policies like these go against the principles of inclusion and diversity that America claims to...

Monday, January 30, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) spoke out today against President Trump’s signing of his executive order issuing a temporary ban on most refugees, and a suspension of visas for citizens of Syria and six other Middle Eastern and African countries.

“As the son of immigrants, and now a legislator working to safeguard the freedoms and liberties they sought when moving here, I...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

LANSING — Today, State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) received his committee assignments for the 2017-18 legislative term. Hammoud will serve on the House Committees on Health Policy, Tax Policy and Michigan Competitiveness.

“I’m pleased to receive my committee assignments, and I’m eager to get to work on these important topics,” Hammoud said. “I am a strong advocate for tax equity, and I am excited to work for positive tax reforms that would benefit Michigan residents....

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) spoke out today against President Trump’s signing of two executive orders which both call for construction to begin on a wall between the United States and Mexico, as well as to remove federal funding from sanctuary cities, and broadening the scope of priorities for deportation.

“Law enforcement experts across the country have pointed out that sanctuary city policies can actually deter...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) spoke out today against President Trump’s signing of two executive orders which both call for construction to begin on a wall between the United States and Mexico, as well as to remove federal funding from sanctuary cities, and broadening the scope of priorities for deportation.

“Law enforcement experts across the country have pointed out that sanctuary city policies can actually deter...

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