Talking Points: Sanctuary Cities & Trump’s PresidencySeveral hundred people are expected to attend a meeting Sunday afternoon aimed at easing fears and putting out information in the Twin Cities Latino community about the impact of Donald Trump’s presidency.
'U' Among Schools Exploring 'Sanctuary' Status For ImmigrantsUniversities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves "sanctuary campuses" amid fears from immigrant students and pressure from activists following the election of Donald Trump.
Trump Says Minnesota Has 'Tremendous Problems'Donald Trump pointed to Minnesota as an example of what's wrong with immigration reform.
Minnesota Sees Jump In Naturalization ApplicationsGovernment officials say they've seen a surge in the number of people applying for naturalization in Minnesota. It's up 12 percent when you compare the first few months of this year to last year.
Immigration Survey: Most Minnesotans Don’t Want To Build A WallA new survey on immigration shows that Minnesotans don’t support building a wall along the Mexican border and that most feel that immigrants have a positive impact on the country.
Play Written By Local Addresses Tough Issues Facing Somali ImmigrantsA Minneapolis spoken word artist is launching a project designed to tackle issues that are tough for many Somali immigrants to talk about.
Reality Check: Syrian Refugees And MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are increasingly divided on how many -- if any -- Syrian refugees to accept in the state. That is after two terrorists in Paris reportedly had fake Syrian passports, and Minnesota Democrats broke with President Obama to support a bill ramping up security checks.
Ex-Child Soldier From Sierra Leone Freed In MinnesotaA former child-soldier from Sierra Leone has been released after over two years of immigration detention in Minnesota. A U.S. magistrate judge this week ruled Nelson Kargbo should go free. In a statement released Friday, Kargbo says he just wants to walk outside with his four children and play with them at the park.
For One Minnesota Man, Crisis In Syria Hits Close To HomeOsamah Aldoubal is married to a Minnesotan. His parents and extended family live in the southern part of Syria. He fears for their safety daily, and for his sister who just had a baby.
Reality Check: Fact & Fiction In The Immigration DebateThe number of unauthorized Mexican immigrants in the United States seems like a big number, and it is: 5.9 million people in 2012. But that number is down one million, from the 6.9 million unlawful entries in 2007.
Good Question: Where Do Our Immigrants Come From?Some Republicans don't want the President, among other things, to grant legal status to undocumented parents who have children born in the U.S. Where do our immigrants come from? And, how have those groups changed over time? Good Questions.
Minnesota Congressman Breaks Party Ranks Over DHS FundingFreshman Congressman Tom Emmer is making headlines for criticizing fellow Republicans for their role in a possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this Friday.