In a rare ceremony, U.S. Air Force officials publicly thanked Hmong fighter pilots for helping American forces during the "Secret War" in Laos.
Updated: June 16, 2012, - 10:29 PM
11% of Twin Cities area small-business owners are immigrants.
Updated: June 13, 2012, - 11:30 PM
Business owners say light-rail work in St. Paul is hammering them.
Updated: June 07, 2012, - 01:42 PM
The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals threw out 19 of 20 contempt citations against the Rochester woman who refused to stand before the judge and jury in the opening days of her terrorism trial last fall.
Updated: June 05, 2012, - 06:59 AM
I've been to many naturalization ceremonies and have always enjoyed watching the excitement of newly minted U.S. citizens as they recite the Oath of Allegiance.
Updated: May 29, 2012, - 05:54 PM
Tighter U.S. screening holds refugees back, but summer should see more arriving here.
Updated: May 29, 2012, - 05:50 PM
A major bump has surfaced in the well-traveled road from Nairobi, Kenya, to Minnesota for Somali refugees hoping to reunite with family members here.
Updated: May 16, 2012, - 05:59 PM
Hoping to build opposition to the proposal to require Minnesota voters to show an approved photo ID, a group of African leaders in the Twin Cities northwest suburbs held the first in a series of meetings Tuesday night.
Updated: May 15, 2012, - 09:13 PM
The ambassador was in town to urge companies to help fight human trafficking through better monitoring.
Updated: May 12, 2012, - 04:07 PM