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Welcoming Afghans for the Long Haul

In a Minnesota hotel last week, the hallways are full of recently arrived people from Afghanistan. Some of the doors

  • 10/17/2021
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Michelle Rivero Identifies the Labels of Fear

In 2014, when the Obama Administration was detaining refugee women and children at the border, Michelle Rivero went to New

  • 01/01/2019
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Shannon Gibney: Under-Told Stories

For 10 years, Shannon Gibney has been researching a novel, letting the story sit and marinate, and then finally writing “Dream Country.”The process

  • 08/01/2018
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Where Do I Belong? Zaynab Abdi

Since 2013, Green Card Voices has produced video and print storytelling about some of the 40 million immigrants and refugees in the

  • 07/01/2018
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Where Do I Belong? Veronica Quillien

Since 2013, Green Card Voices has produced video and print storytelling about some of the 40 million immigrants and refugees in the

  • 07/01/2018
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Where Do I Belong? Regina Santiago

Regina Santiago (Photo Courtesy Green Card Voices) Since 2013, Green Card Voices has produced video and print storytelling about some

  • 07/01/2018
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Minnesota: A Place of Refuge?

The original Minnesotans were people from the Ojibwe and Dakota tribes. Eventual immigrants included those who moved west to find land for

  • 07/01/2018
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Giving sanctuary

Weighing the consequences and risks, many church communities in Minnesota choose to take a stand. “God is not a God who would endorse hate. God is not a God who would endorse separation of families. God says quite the opposite – welcoming the stranger, loving the foreigner, treating them as one of your own.” – JaNae Bates

  • 06/01/2017
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Green Card Voices: Learning about Minnesota’s rich communities by sharing immigrant and refugee stories

Tea Rozman Clark could tell a story of growing up in the midst of the civil war that split Yugoslavia,

  • 04/01/2016
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The power of scholarship

Sousada Chidthachack  (Courtesy Photo) Most people would be surprised to learn that I was born in a Thai refugee camp

  • 01/01/2016

Strong Women

We asked women to talk about a strong woman who inspired them

  • 04/01/2015

Sia Her: Cultural bridge builder

“The greatest challenge I as an American of Hmong descent have experienced in my life is that constant effort to be true to myself.”

  • 01/02/2015