St. John the Evangelist, which sits on a corner near Summit Avenue in St. Paul, is one of several churches that have partnered with the Minnesota Council of Churches in co-sponsoring refugee families.
After Trump was elected president, MinnPost spoke with three Muslim-Americans about how the community has responded to the news.
This is hardly the first time that Minnesota has provided election materials in foreign languages. In fact, the state first did so in 1896.
“Muslim girls want to play sports,” says Asiya founder Fatimah Hussein. “They want to do what other girls are doing. But there are barriers.”
MinnPost sat down with Immigration Law Center of Minnesota Executive Director John Keller to look at the status and history of TPS — and how it’s different from any other immigration status.
The message was created by the school’s College Republicans during the annual “Paint the Bridge” event on Friday.
Maiv PAC hopes to elevate the political clout of Hmong-Americans and immigrant women in Minnesota by raising money for candidates — and by holding them accountable.
The decision was detailed in a presidential memorandum from the White House announcing an 18-month extension for Liberian immigrants with temporary residency status.
Several groups are leveraging the Republican nominee’s words in their efforts to register more of Minnesota’s Latino community to vote in November.
The program, launched in 2013, uses digital tools to help people record their stories – whether they are recent immigrants or refugees from Latin America or Asia or the descendants of European immigrants.
Through protests and online engagement, #UniteCloud has become known for its fights against anti-Muslim activities throughout central Minnesota.
It’s been years since Minnesota’s Liberian-American community has seen one of their own elected to a significant political post. Why?
In Minnesota, tens of thousands of Muslims are marking Eid al-Adha with feasts, prayers and giving.
The news comes two months after MinnPost reported that leaders of the Karen community had become frustrated by the state’s inaction on the issue.
While Somalis have been living in Willmar for more than two decades now, the mosque has given them what they have long sought: a permanent, spacious place of worship.
Metro Transit Police Chief John Harrington’s latest visit to Somalia has further tightened ties between Minnesota and Mogadishu.
Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa’s protest gesture resonated powerfully in a place that’s home to one of the world’s largest Oromo communities.
Lee’s candidacy could mark a bit of history. It could also underline the electoral power of Hmong-Americans in north Minneapolis.
Even before the election results were known, thousands of Somali-Americans in Minnesota were paying close attention to the race.
A high-profile legislative race for the Minnesota House in District 60B is spurring voter turnout among the city’s East African community.