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Recent articles about Immigration
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.
Resettlement agencies in Minnesota are grappling with Trump’s restrictions on refugee arrivals
Refugee-serving agencies in Minnesota are finding new ways to adapt to the changing refugee-services landscape — by shifting resources and tapping into new demographics.
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.
Low-income immigrants in Minnesota shying away from benefits, even with Trump rules still weeks away
Fearful of being labeled as “public charges” and jeopardizing their chances of becoming permanent residents, many low-income immigrants in Minnesota are not enrolling in public-assistance programs.