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Monthly Archives: August 2017
As schools reconvene across the country, what can they do for undocumented students? Sanctuary schools have some ideas, and the Los Angeles district has published a 10-point safety guide. In Minnesota news, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek made the New … Continue reading
One of the sweetest immigration stories comes from St. Paul, where Wonders Ice Cream and Sota Hot and Cold offer an Asian specialty: rolled ice cream. Read about it in the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press. Or just head over to … Continue reading
Debunking administration misstatements, Minnesota news and other immigration articles – August 18, 2017
Today’s stories include an Atlanta Journal-Constitution fact check of Attorney General Sessions’ false charges about ‘criminal aliens’ and an official DHS report saying that the administration’s demand for hiring 15,000 new immigration agents is not a good idea. Minnesota news … Continue reading
An investigation by Pro Publica and NPR found that workers compensation insurance companies often not only deny medical care and wages to undocumented workers injured on the job but also compile dossiers and turn them over to immigration agents … Continue reading
DACA leads today’s immigration news, from a press conference in St. Paul to the arrest of Congressman Luis Gutierrez and Maryland gubernatorial candidate (and former NAACP head) Ben Jealous in Washington. Almost 800,000 young Dreamers – people brought to this … Continue reading
Today marks the fifth anniversary of the opening date for DACA applications. DACA is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program established by President Obama in 2012 to give protection from deportation and work authorization to young people who … Continue reading
How about starting the week with some good news from Minnesota?