A series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in prison, 10 years more than the federal penalty for the crime.
The American Civil Liberties Union has expanded a petition to prevent the deportation of Iraqis in Michigan and Northern Ohio into a nationwide class action covering more than 1,400 Iraqis facing removal orders.
The man accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport had tried to purchase a gun within the last five days in the Flint area but was denied one because he's not from the United States, a law enforcement source told CNN on Thursday.
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