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Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
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Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Gerald L. Smith
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
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December 7, 2016
Churches say they’ll protect immigrants facing deportation
ST. PAUL — The rhetoric on immigration during the presidential campaign season has struck fear into the hearts of many foreign-born families, and a new network of Minnesota churches is mobilizing to respond. The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on St. Paul’s Dale Street already...
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October 11, 2016
Immigration is a wash on wages but an overall boost for economy, professor says
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made immigration a hot topic for the Nov. 8 election with his claims that Mexican illegal immigrants were criminals and “rapists” and that they are stealing Americans’ jobs. But those claims don’t hold up --...
October 11, 2016 - 9:43pm
August 7, 2016
Immigrants contribute to all aspects of Minnesota economy
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Immigrants and refugees contribute to the state’s economy as workers and entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Minnesota’s businesses. The report from the Minnesota Business Immigration Coalition looks at the economic impact of immigration. Immigrants...
August 7, 2016 - 9:37pm
July 8, 2016
Letter: Loophole means big bucks for some illegal immigrants
By Paul Westrum, Albert Lea Each spring, at tax preparation offices all across the nation, many illegal immigrants are now eagerly filing tax returns to take advantage of a tax loophole, using their ITIN numbers (Individual Tax Identification Number) to get huge refunds from the...
July 8, 2016 - 9:54pm
June 27, 2016
Letter: See East-Africans as people, not terrorists
By Adyiam Kimbrough, Worthington As an East-African woman, I am thankful to have the endless opportunities that I have access to in the United States. Growing up, I remember my grandma and mother telling me stories of how they lived all over Europe and finally ended up in the United...
June 27, 2016 - 9:40pm
June 1, 2016
Letter: More attention needed on immigration issues
By Mike Bogle, Windom Gayle Huehn’s letter, “Enough with the lies about immigration,” in the May 25 Daily Globe was confusing because she failed to distinguish between legal and illegal immigration. While legal immigrants can take jobs legally, illegal immigrants can’t. They...
June 1, 2016 - 4:30pm
Thousands of voters in limbo after Kansas demands proof they’re American
WICHITA, Kan. — After moving to Kansas, Tad Stricker visited a state motor vehicle office to perform what he thought was the routine task of...
June 1, 2016 - 3:40pm
May 31, 2016
Justice Department asks for hold on court sanctions in immigration case
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department Tuesday filed an emergency motion to stop sanctions imposed by a federal judge in Texas that included...
May 31, 2016 - 3:33pm
May 25, 2016
Letter: Enough with the lies about immigration
By Gayle Huehn, Bigelow Donald Trump has opened the floodgates to the lies about immigration. Lie No. 1: Immigrants take away American jobs. Truth: Immigrants add to the economic demand by using their paychecks to buy automobiles, homes, fuel, food, clothing and everything else a...
May 25, 2016 - 8:26am
May 12, 2016
Immigrant driver’s licenses, outstate cities in spotlight
ST. PAUL — Immigrants’ driver’s licenses, a long-simmering issue at the Capitol, came to the fore Wednesday in a House debate over the federal Real ID standards. Shortly before a House panel approved a measure to usher in the federal rules, Rep. Rod Hamilton made clear he did...
May 12, 2016 - 9:19pm
April 18, 2016
Obama immigration plan unlikely to revive: Supreme Court considers limits of presidential power
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s bid to save his plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation and...
April 18, 2016 - 10:16pm
April 13, 2016
Suit claims some immigrants, safe from deportation, are jailed anyway
ST. PAUL — Rushinga Muzaliwa isn’t facing criminal charges — he was convicted in Michigan three years ago of domestic violence and child abuse, served his time and was released. Nor is he bound for deportation for those offenses — a judge has ruled that as a refugee, it isn’t...
April 13, 2016 - 9:27pm
Race at root of disparities: Immigration, language barriers don’t explain gap, Met Council says
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s racial disparities may be more about skin color and ethnic background and less about circumstances than many people think. Minnesotans of color are more likely to be young people or recent immigrants or have developing English language skills, but even...
April 13, 2016 - 9:26pm
April 7, 2016
Letter: Just say no to amnesty programs
By Paul Westrum, Albert Lea The amnesty of 1986 was supposed to be a “one time only” amnesty. Yet, since 1986, Congress has passed a total of seven amnesties for illegal aliens. * The Immigration and Reform Control Act (IRCA) amnesty of 1986 — the “one time only” blanket...
April 7, 2016 - 5:10pm
March 28, 2016
Grassley against hearing for Supreme Court nominee
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley stopped Monday afternoon in Ocheyedan on his annual tour of Iowa’s 99...
March 28, 2016 - 11:13pm