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MinnPost’s “New Americans” beat is dedicated to covering the state’s immigrant and refugee communities, chronicling the contributions and challenges faced by these groups as they transform the notion of what it means to be a Minnesotan in the 21st century.

Michelle Rivero

'I wanted to contribute in a different way': meet the director of Minneapolis' new office of immigrant and refugee affairs

Michelle Rivero took the helm of the one-person office — dedicated to serving immigrant and refugee residents in Minneapolis — last week.