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Somalia’s new president is an American citizen. How did that happen?

Somalia’s new president is an American citizen. How did that happen?

In an electoral surprise, a man from New York recently became president. No, not that man, and not from that slice of New York—Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed, a long-time resident of a Buffalo suburb…

Green Card Voices Offers a Platform for Immigrant Stories

Green Card Voices Offers a Platform for Immigrant Stories

Her face now reserved, Aisha Abdullahi sits on stage under a bright spotlight. Jose Guzman works the microphone and camera while Tea Rozman-Clark perches in an opposing chair, leaning forward,…

Diversity Visa Lottery: Senate Republicans plan to end it

Diversity Visa Lottery: Senate Republicans plan to end it

Immigrants still smarting from president Donald Trump’s executive orders banning entry from Muslim-majority countries have a new challenge to contend with. New legislation to be introduced by Trump ally, first…

The social cost for the US of Donald Trump’s mass deportation plan

The social cost for the US of Donald Trump’s mass deportation plan

The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) today released a report on the impact of President Donald Trump’s large-scale deportation plan on US families and the US economy.…

Your rights as an immigrant in the United States, regardless of status

Your rights as an immigrant in the United States, regardless of status

Last week, the new White House Administration issued several Executive Orders targeting immigrants for deportation and increasing the forces of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection…

Rep. Ilhan Omar leads community leaders in denouncing Trump executive order on immigration

Rep. Ilhan Omar leads community leaders in denouncing Trump executive order on immigration

Less than a week into his presidency Donald Trump has signed a whirlwind of executive actions, the latest of which is a ban that targets Muslim majority countries in the…

Trump expected to impose 30 day immigration ban on Somalia and Sudan

Trump expected to impose 30 day immigration ban on Somalia and Sudan

President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order today (January 26) suspending immigration from Somalia and Sudan for 30 days according to the New York Times which…

Kenya moving from tribal kingpins to criminal leaders

Kenya moving from tribal kingpins to criminal leaders

Kenya’s renowned photojournalist and human rights activist, Boniface Mwangi, told a friendly and diverse group of Kenyans in Minnesota a sobering reality they might not have fully considered. The country,…

In advance of concert, Mshale and Ordway welcome Somi to Minnesota

In advance of concert, Mshale and Ordway welcome Somi to Minnesota

Jazz vocalist and songwriter, Somi,  paid homage to the many places and people she draws inspiration from during a welcome gathering in her honor at the Brooklyn Park community center…

Boniface Mwangi scheduled for his autobiography launch in Minneapolis

Boniface Mwangi scheduled for his autobiography launch in Minneapolis

  World renowned Kenyan photojournalist, author and human rights activist Boniface Mwangi who is on a US tour will have a book signing ceremony in Minneapolis on Sunday, January 22…

Elevator to justice is broken, Martin Luther King Day celebrants are told

Elevator to justice is broken, Martin Luther King Day celebrants are told

Minnesota students and legislators held a mile-long demonstration from the State Capitol to the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts to mark the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. As…

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