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ICE quest for detention sites puts Trump county on tightrope – The Associated Press

Immigrants have filled much of the gap in the workforce, yet residents remain divided on issues including immigration. More than 7,000 packed an Elkhart school gym in May to cheer Trump. But the county seat of Goshen — dotted with multilingual yard signs proclaiming “No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor”— is a counterweight, home to a Mennonite college and large Latino population. The proposal for a detention center would jab at those complexities. Yoder jumped in first, trying for a dialogue instead of a dispute.

With $9.5 million invested, training program is boosting local workers’ skills – The Goshen News

Goshen College and Ivy Tech partnered with industry and business leaders to ensure the education received through the AMSP is beneficial and done well. “It’s a step toward opening doors in the community to the kind of excellence in teaching and learning that we have always provided,” Goshen College President Rebecca Stoltzfus said. “But we’re offering it in new venues with new topics to new audiences – currently employed workers who want to progress within industry and manufacturing.”