Minnesota welcomed 132 Afghan families last winter with strong volunteer action. Alight is now preparing for another group of new
Minnesota Women’s Press conducted a virtual statewide survey to ask Minnesotans about their current fears.
“Many of them grew up adopting the negative narrative that there are no opportunities or equity in small towns. That is not true. This work is flipping that narrative.”
If an immigrant is convicted even of a non-violent or minor offense, many years later that conviction can lead to deportation orders.
Many report that their cultural communities value familial interdependence, such as caregiving, establishing lending circles, and sharing housing. Some indicated the difficulty of adapting to the U.S. system of economic individualism.
People like myself need to find ways to bring immigrants with us and use our platforms to elevate their stories by handing them the mic.
Deporting new mothers, pandemic insecurity in detention facilities, awaiting Biden Administration on immigrant status, vaccines for immigrants
Green Card Voices released a book about immigrants in Minnesota who are engaged in STEM careers.
Here are four of them. Details: greencardvoices.com/stem-mn
Green Card Voices released a book about immigrants in Minnesota who are engaged in STEM careers. We feature four of them in excerpted form in this Innovators issue.
based on a book by Erika Lee A large segment of the U.S. population worried that immigrants were too numerous