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December 8, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim, a professor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, speaks on the experience of Somali immigrants during a Cultural Thursday talk at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
December 5, 2017
Human Rights Commission member Ben Larson speaks Monday to the Willmar City Council about his concerns regarding apparent social media activity by Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson. Christianson was not in attendance Monday. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
'It tears this community apart': Concerns raised over Minn. councilman's anti-immigrant Facebook activity
December 5, 2017 - 9:02am
November 10, 2017
Nancy Estrada of Evansville walks into the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in St. Paul with her children for a merit hearing in immigration court for her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
October 24, 2017
Julio Estrada Escobar is being held by  Immigration and Customs Enforcement after being pulled over in Otter Tail County.
Central Minnesota farm worker remains in custody while immigration case is pending
October 24, 2017 - 7:43pm
October 20, 2017
Julio Estrada Escobar of Evansville works on a farm owned by Tim and Naomi Anderson of Evansville. He's worked for them since 2013. Submitted photo.
This is how a man facing deportation started a family in central Minnesota
October 20, 2017 - 6:06am
October 18, 2017
Nancy Estrada (middle) of Evansville, sits with her and her husband's employers, Tim and Naomi Anderson, also of Evansville, at their dining room table. The three were discussing letters being written in support of Nancy's husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, who is currently being detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office for reportedly being in the United States illegally. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
October 18, 2017 - 6:53am
October 9, 2017
Marchers make their way to St. Mary's Church from Worthington HIgh School during Sunday's afternoon's march for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). (Karl Evers-Hillstrom/The Globe)
DACA rally draws huge crowd in Worthington
October 9, 2017 - 7:15am
September 22, 2017
Resorts like Grand Superior Lodge in Castle Danger rely on foreign workers on J-1  visas for much of its seasonal labor force. The J-1 and other visa programs are currently under review by the State Department and the number of workers allowed in the country on the J-1 visa could be greatly reduced or eliminated altogether. (Photo courtesy of Odyssey Resorts)
Threatened cuts to visa program could harm North Shore resorts
September 22, 2017 - 6:05am
September 15, 2017
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Twin Cities suburb defers action on immigration ordinance
September 15, 2017 - 9:04pm
September 13, 2017
Transit cop who asked about immigration status received $34K upon resignation
September 13, 2017 - 8:49pm
September 11, 2017
Lori Swanson. Swanson was elected Attorney General of the State of Minnesota in 2006, and reelected in 2010 and 2014. She is Minnesota’s 29th Attorney General and its first female Attorney General. Courtesy photo
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
September 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
September 9, 2017
Worthington native and DACA recipient Alejandra Pinales (right) is pictured with Julie Cruz, office manager for Multicultural Services at St. Cloud State University. Pinales worked at the office for her first two years at SCSU. (Special to The Globe)
DACA repeal could hurt Worthington residents
September 9, 2017 - 4:18pm
September 5, 2017
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.
ND, Minnesota reaction to 'dreamers' rollback follows party lines
September 5, 2017 - 7:31pm
August 31, 2017
Dayton comes to defense of 'Dreamers' program
August 31, 2017 - 9:05pm
August 26, 2017
Immigrants fuel population growth in Nobles County
August 26, 2017 - 8:10am