Members of Minnesota’s Kenyan community came together Wednesday to say they will not retaliate against Somalia for the terrorist acts over the weekend in Nairobi, recognizing that the terror organization Al-Shabab represents only a small faction.
Updated: September 25, 2013, - 09:55 PM
Did Minnesotans play a role in Nairobi mall bombing? Some worry that the terrorist group is still recruiting here.
Updated: September 25, 2013, - 12:25 PM
Local leaders quickly distanced the community from Al-Shabab, which has recruited fighters from Minnesota.
Updated: September 24, 2013, - 07:02 AM
For Somalis who have broken the law, deportation to a volatile homeland is now a real possibility. “We still consider Somalia to be extremely unsafe,” said Deepinder Mayell, above, of Advocates for Human Rights.
Updated: September 21, 2013, - 11:08 PM
The Minneapolis-based American Refugee Committee (ARC) took a look at some daunting statistics in Somalia: 66 percent unemployment and 70...
Updated: September 17, 2013, - 09:39 PM
It sends alerts, accepts anonymous tips about fugitives.
Updated: September 12, 2013, - 09:56 PM
From the Keen-Sense-of-the-Obvious Department: The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been hard on military marriages. The risk of divorce...
Updated: September 10, 2013, - 07:07 PM
American Refugee Committee, based in Minneapolis, sends an aid worker to Jordan to help coordinate efforts.
Updated: September 03, 2013, - 10:13 PM
More than $215 million a year is sent to Somalia by relatives in the United States, with much of that...
Updated: September 03, 2013, - 07:07 PM