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Plans To Relocate U.S. Immigration Office In Twin Cities Halted

Plans to relocate the Twin Cities U.S Immigration Office have been stopped after some Minnesota lawmakers stepped in.

07/01/2014

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Ellison Arrested After Protesting For Immigration Reform

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison joined six other members of Congress on Tuesday amidst a massive rally for immigration reform, and ended up getting arrested over the act of civil disobedience.

10/08/2013

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May Day Activists Cheer State Immigration Laws

As Congress debates the first national immigration overhaul in decades, a state-level push advancing rights for people in the U.S. illegally has picked up momentum across the country.

05/02/2013

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Immigration Activists Rally At Minn. Capitol

A coalition of groups advocating changes to state and federal immigration laws are rallying at Minnesota’s Capitol on the same day the state Senate is scheduled to take up a bill long pursued by immigration activists.

05/01/2013

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MN Immigrants Urge Lawmakers to Support Immigration Reform Bill

Minneapolis resident, Gloria Castillo, 22, says for the last 10 years she’s lived under a constant fear of deportation. Now, she says there’s light at the end of the tunnel with the introduction of a bipartisan immigration reform bill.

04/17/2013

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Franken Bets On ‘DREAM Act’ In Immigration Bill

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken anticipates the federal immigration overhaul will contain the so-called DREAM Act that’s geared toward speeding citizenship for young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

04/02/2013

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House Group Nearing Deal On Immigration Bill

A bipartisan group of House members working in secret on a comprehensive immigration bill is nearing completion and has met with party leaders to brief them.

03/15/2013

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Local Groups Hold Immigration Rally At The Capitol

Local groups, supporting new immigration reform plans, came to the state Capitol Wednesday supporting a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

01/30/2013

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10 Arrested As Federal Agents Search Sparboe Farms

Federal homeland security agents are at the Sparboe Farms facility in Litchfield as part of a criminal investigation.

01/08/2013

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Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

How Does The New Immigration Program Work?

It’s been a busy week at the immigration centers, now that the federal government is offering a delay in deportation for certain young illegal immigrants.

08/17/2012

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Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

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