Hamtramck, Michigan is a city of immigrants. These days mostly from Bangladesh and Yemen, so anti-Muslim attitudes hit hard.
Former Rep. Richard Miranda sentenced for defrauding nonprofit
Under a plea deal with prosecutors, Miranda faced a maximum of 27 months in prison; and Monday, that’s just what U.S. District Judge Roslyn Silver sentenced him to. About 20 current and former legislators wrote letters voicing their support and urging a lenient sentence, but Silver rejected those requests, saying that Miranda abused positions of trust.