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December 5, 2017
Human Rights Commission member Ben Larson speaks Monday to the Willmar City Council about his concerns regarding apparent social media activity by Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson. Christianson was not in attendance Monday. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
'It tears this community apart': Concerns raised over Minn. councilman's anti-immigrant Facebook activity
December 5, 2017 - 9:02am
November 29, 2017
Talk on U.S. immigration policy set for Friday at Sons of Norway
November 29, 2017 - 8:59pm
November 23, 2017
The Ghimire family, seen at home Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, says they love turkey and look forward to Thanksgiving. They are, from back left, Yadu Ghimire, Khem Ghimirey, 14, Tej Ghimire, Krish Ghimire, 3, Puja Chhetri, 15, Tirtha Ghimirey, 16, and Pratima Chhetri, 9. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Translating Thanksgiving: Fargo-Moorhead immigrants reflect on this American holiday
November 23, 2017 - 6:00am
November 10, 2017
Nancy Estrada of Evansville walks into the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in St. Paul with her children for a merit hearing in immigration court for her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
October 24, 2017
Julio Estrada Escobar is being held by  Immigration and Customs Enforcement after being pulled over in Otter Tail County.
Central Minnesota farm worker remains in custody while immigration case is pending
October 24, 2017 - 7:43pm
October 20, 2017
Julio Estrada Escobar of Evansville works on a farm owned by Tim and Naomi Anderson of Evansville. He's worked for them since 2013. Submitted photo.
This is how a man facing deportation started a family in central Minnesota
October 20, 2017 - 6:06am
October 18, 2017
Nancy Estrada (middle) of Evansville, sits with her and her husband's employers, Tim and Naomi Anderson, also of Evansville, at their dining room table. The three were discussing letters being written in support of Nancy's husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, who is currently being detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office for reportedly being in the United States illegally. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
October 18, 2017 - 6:53am
October 15, 2017
Amar Hussein worked on engineering projects for the U.S. government in Iraq. He ended up being targeted by insurgents with a roadside bomb. His injuries required a long recovery in Jordan before he immigrated to the U.S.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
'I would be killed by today': Some local immigrants risked lives to aid U.S. forces in Iraq
October 15, 2017 - 8:05am
September 25, 2017
Jacobo Gabriel Tomas, back left, with his wife Maria Isabel Agustin, and kids Beatriz, Elvin, and Daisy. Missing in the photo is their oldest son Darryel. Special to Forum News Service
Longtime Minnesota resident, facing deportation, asks community for help
September 25, 2017 - 3:40pm
September 22, 2017
Resorts like Grand Superior Lodge in Castle Danger rely on foreign workers on J-1  visas for much of its seasonal labor force. The J-1 and other visa programs are currently under review by the State Department and the number of workers allowed in the country on the J-1 visa could be greatly reduced or eliminated altogether. (Photo courtesy of Odyssey Resorts)
Threatened cuts to visa program could harm North Shore resorts
September 22, 2017 - 6:05am
September 15, 2017
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Twin Cities suburb defers action on immigration ordinance
September 15, 2017 - 9:04pm
September 11, 2017
Lori Swanson. Swanson was elected Attorney General of the State of Minnesota in 2006, and reelected in 2010 and 2014. She is Minnesota’s 29th Attorney General and its first female Attorney General. Courtesy photo
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
September 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
September 6, 2017
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Trump's decision to end DACA leaves locals heartbroken
September 6, 2017 - 10:29pm
September 5, 2017
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How the end of DACA could affect lives of F-M immigrants
September 5, 2017 - 10:26pm
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.
ND, Minnesota reaction to 'dreamers' rollback follows party lines
September 5, 2017 - 7:31pm