The purpose of the ID cards is to offer those who can’t or don’t have traditional forms of identification something that could be used to open bank accounts, cash checks and even rent apartments.
The class was born out of casual discussions between Lynn Olson, a retired Anoka County judge and founder of Language Central, and the nonprofit’s Latino students.
Everything Trump said about his recent embarrassment over the tragedy in Charlottesville was either false, out of context or egomaniacal.
In recent months, immigration assistance centers throughout Minnesota have seen a conspicuous spike in the enrollment in citizenship classes.
Though many foreign-born entrepreneurs appreciate the state’s progressive politics, they are also well aware of the tendency among white Minnesotans to keep their distance from immigrant-owned businesses.
“America has a history of attracting the best and brightest from around the world and that appears to be true in medicine as well,” said Dr. Ashish Jha, the study’s senior author.
“… our hospitals rely on a steady influx of international physicians to keep running,” said Dr. Ford Vox, a rehabilitation specialist who often writes about medical issues, in a commentary for CNN.
City Stay, a nonprofit, has partnered with Minnehaha Academy and individual families to create the weeklong program, which has two main components: homestay and day programming.
The Oromo Chamber of Commerce was established last year to support the community’s diverse businesses throughout Minnesota, home to an estimated 35,000 Oromo people.
When Kenya native Julia Nekessa Opoti goes grocery shopping in Minneapolis, she marvels at the sense of community she finds.
For immigrants, the book is a case study in the value of perseverance. For native Minnesotans, it offers a wider understanding of the state’s many Somali immigrants.
In the twilight of her congressional career, Bachmann is in a familiar spot: leading the charge against Barack Obama and congressional leadership alike.
WASHINGTON — The Senate has already left for the month, but an unexpected border battle has delayed the House’s plans.
Billionaires Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Sheldon Adelson have taken Congress to task for failure to enact immigration reform.
Preliminary figures show the Twin Cities outpacing the suburbs, but who is going where is complicated.
Two dozen evangelical leaders arrive on Capitol Hill Tuesday to urge Congress to pass immigration reform. Churches have been conspicuous in their support of immigration reform.
The company’s ‘whites only’ Facebook ad made headlines this week in the Netherlands, which has seen a rise in overt racism and xenophobia in recent years.
In a country that depends on migrants, a referendum to restrict immigration reflects hardening European views on the issue.