The Metropolitan Council met with focus groups to find out why more people of color aren’t frequenting Twin Cities regional parks. Fear is among the top reasons. Read more →
Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutiérrez told a gathering of business and immigration leaders today that if the United States doesn’t welcome talent from abroad by changing its immigration policies, its global competitors will. Minneapolis was picked as one of several “immigrant gateway cities” across the United States for visits by Gutiérrez, chairman of Republicans for Immigration Read more →
People who seek political asylum in this country must show they face persecution or even death in their homeland because of religious, political or ethnic differences with the government there. Read more →
So far, ICE has confirmed 24 Somalis have been deported in fiscal years 2012 and 2013.
A new Twin Cities program aims to link high-school age youth with Latino and Somali-American host families this summer.
Hussein Samatar, a Minneapolis school board member who has been considering a mayoral bid, announced today on Facebook that he has been diagnosed with a form of leukemia.
Hmong American produce growers are scoping for parcels to rent or purchase in time for the spring planting.
A reporter’s notebook from a 2009 visit to immigration court.
A new generation of Minnesota immigrants puts a strain on language tutoring programs.
A new cookbook traces Minnesota’s Asian food origins.