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New Americans in Greater Minnesota

MinnPost’s coverage of new Americans in Greater Minnesota is made possible by several foundations, led by the Blandin Foundation. Learn more about these foundations and their support of MinnPost here.

New Americans in Greater Minnesota

New Americans in Greater Minnesota seeks to provide thoughtful coverage on the realities of the immigrant experience in cities, towns and rural areas throughout the state — to examine the challenges and successes of New Americans and the places they call home in Greater Minnesota.

Abdiweli Yusuf

Why so many Twin Cities immigrant organizations are branching out to Greater Minnesota

Nonprofit leaders usually hear three main reasons for immigrants moving to Greater Minnesota: access to jobs, affordable housing and desire to have a slower pace of life.