Articles by Riham Feshir
For Muslims wrestling with substance abuse, it’s often a silent struggle
Community members are trying to discuss addiction openly, normalize treatment and provide culturally competent counseling.
Nearly 2,000 people become U.S. citizens in St. Paul
Thousands of new Americans were naturalized in two ceremonies at St. Paul RiverCentre on Wednesday. In 2018, the number of people across the nation who became citizens reached a five-year high.
Minnesota lawmakers announce plan to ban for-profit immigration detention
The announcement comes after MPR News reported on a private company's push to reopen a vacant state prison as an immigration detention facility in the the city of Appleton, Minnesota.
Detainees wanted: Minnesota's closed private prison eyes a deal with ICE
In western Minnesota, one company is hoping to house hundreds of immigrant detainees. But it’s dividing the community.
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