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.
Authored by two economists from the Department of Employment and Economic Development, the report chronicles the past and present of immigration trends to the state.
A new play tells the tale of one man — and many others who’ve followed — and his journey from Somalia to Minnesota.
Kara Lynum, an immigration attorney in St. Paul, has led an effort to pool nearly $30,000 to help DACA recipients renew their status.
Yet whatever their niche, most local Somali-owned media outlets — including those that have been around for years — often struggle to generate revenue.
Today, Minnesota has more than 455,000 foreign-born residents, and 1 in 6 children born in Minnesota now has at least one immigrant parent.
Much of the reduction in the number of refugee resettlement has to do with the 120-day refugee suspension and the banning of travelers from several Muslims-majority countries.
From DACA to the travel ban, here are the stories that most impacted Minnesota immigrant and refugee communities.
Ahmed Hussen, who moved to Canada in 1993 as a refugee, was appointed earlier this year as the minister of immigration, refugee and citizenship.
How a group of deaf Somali-Americans are engaging immigrant and Muslim members of Minnesota’s deaf community, many of whom often encounter severe social isolation.
A new initiative examines gambling addiction in the community and provides support services to affected individuals and their family.
Showcasing the stories of the community gives Americans a perspective the mainstream media has long ignored: that Iraqis have also been victims of terrorism and violence in Iraq.
The school’s Music Unite Minneapolis program will consist of a free three-week course in music-making that’s open to any and all refugees.
Assessing not just the costs, but the economic benefits immigrants and refugees have created in the city.
The Heritage Organization of Romanian Americans in Minnesota released its first documentary three years ago. On Sunday, it will premiere another.
Only one Minnesota resident has been confirmed to be among the dead in the bombing, but the incident has affected Minneapolis’ Somali-American community in myriad other ways.
Aside from the print newspaper, ZeHabesha has a robust online edition and a strong presence on social media, with more than a million followers on Facebook.