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Mpls. City Council Expected To Swear In More Diverse Members

Voters in Minneapolis have sent a Somali-American to their city council for the first time, a sign of the immigrant community’s growing strength in the city. Abdi Warsame took 64 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election, well ahead of incumbent Robert Lilligren.

11/06/2013

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Mpls. Becomes 1st City To Officially Support Obama’s Immigration Policy

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously on Friday to support President Obama’s federal immigration policy allowing undocumented youth to remain in the U.S., becoming the first city in the country to do so.

06/29/2012

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