Someone facing deportation in the Bloomington court who is not detained can expect to wait 1,060 days, or almost three years, before the case will be heard.
Omar Fateh, a candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives, says with a laugh, “They call me ‘the Somali without the accent.’ ”
Michelle Rivero took the helm of the one-person office — dedicated to serving immigrant and refugee residents in Minneapolis — last week.
To understand the effectiveness of refugee resettlement agencies in America, researchers looked at the history and services of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program.
Affluent families may shell out $4,000-$6,000 a year for club fees, a sum out of reach for many.
The Learn to Ride program from Cycles for Change helps adults who missed out on learning to ride a bike as children pick up the skill.
What you need to know about the origins of the separation policy; what President Trump’s most recent executive order means — and where things go from here.
‘This kind of decision makes you believe that people who look like us don’t really belong here,” says Amina Sharif, 20-year-old Minneapolis-native who’s also the daughter of immigrant parents from Somalia.
The Minnesota Food Association helps immigrants navigate the processes of securing land, learning to grow crops and finding a market for their produce.
A protest planned for the Minnesota Capitol Friday is part of an ongoing effort to shine a light on the economic, education and immigration challenges Karen refugees face in Minnesota.
“Green Card Entrepreneur Voices” is the fifth book GCV has published since May 2017.
Attorneys closed down their firms last Friday and took to downtown Minneapolis streets to raise awareness about the government’s aggressive approach to intentionally separating children from their parents.
Before his immigration status became public, Mzenga Wanyama feared speaking openly about his immigration status for fear of what others would think or say of him.
At issue is whether deferred action related to a pending U-visa — given to those who’ve been victims of a crime — actually defers people from deportation.
How hawala, the money transfer system at the center of a controversial story, actually works.
The program has been lauded by everyone from local immigrant communities to the White House. So why isn’t it helping more people?
Community activists and nonprofit leaders serving immigrant and refugees say the city’s effort to create the office is a step in the right direction.
Congressional offices started seeing an uptick in the number of inquiries immediately after the administration rolled out the so-called travel ban, in January 2017.
Only 57 refugees from Somalia have been resettled in Minnesota during the federal government’s current fiscal year. During the same period last year, that number exceeded 650.
David Gaither leads the International Education Center, which provides adult newcomers in the Twin Cities with language classes and the skills necessary for the workforce.