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Jeff Johnson Touches The Third Rail Of State Politics: “Refugee” Resettlement...

Jeff Johnson, a Republican gubernatorial candidate who was that party’s nominee in 2014, recently penned on oped for the Pioneer Press that has the...

Canada Pushes Back On Influx of MN Asylum Seekers

ST. PAUL, Minn. - During a meeting with Gov. Mark Dayton this week, Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale pushed back on the influx...

Refugees Living In MN Heading For Canadian Border

Increasing numbers of immigrants are illegally crossing into Canada St. Paul, MN - Minnesota, home of the largest Somali refugee population in the U.S., is...

Court Suspension of Immigration Ban Allows Resettlement of 140 Somali Refugees

SAINT PAUL, MINN - 140 Somali refugees, left in limbo after President Trump signed a controversial executive order suspending refugee immigration, have arrived to be...

Local Impacts of “A Day Without Immigrants” Strike

Minneapolis Public Schools plan for staff and student absences; restaurants close in solidarity with "A Day Without Immigrants and Refugees" protests. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn - Thursday,...

Minnesota Protesters Rally Against Trump’s Immigration Policies

Over 2000 gather in Minneapolis to march for refugees, against building the wall Minneapolis, MN - Protesters gathered in Minneapolis Saturday to rally against President Donald...

Franken and Klobuchar Slam Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

“What has happened is irresponsible and unconscionable.” Sen. Klobuchar. St. Paul, MN - Senators Al Franken (D-MN) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) held a press conference...

Protesters Flock to MSP to Protest Trump Refugee Ban

Minneapolis, MN - Protesters gathered at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) Saturday and Sunday in protest of President Donald Trump’s executive order regarding...

Mayor Betsy Hodges, Mpls City Council Support Syrian Refugee Resettlement

Mayor Betsy Hodges and Minneapolis City Council pass Resolution supporting Syrian refugee resettlement; call upon other cities to do the same. Minneapolis, MN -  Minneapolis...

Minnesota Can Add More Refugees in 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota will be allowed to accept 2,505 refugees in 2017 according to the US State Department.  The government caps the yearly maximum...