Allie Shah

Allie Shah

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-4488
Allie Shah writes about healthy living and wellness issues.

Recent content from Allie Shah

A changing landscape as immigrants transform Main Streets

Somalis flocking to southern Minnesota towns are the latest immigrants opening new businesses and transforming downtowns in outstate cities.

Updated: July 21, 2012, - 09:52 PM

May 18: Census shows the changing face of Minnesota

Statistics show that 30 percent of preschool-age children are minorities.

Updated: July 21, 2012, - 09:51 PM

Twin Cities a hot spot for specialist visa program

The visas are being used by businesses and schools to attract top-tier talent from abroad to match employers' needs.

Updated: July 18, 2012, - 12:35 AM

Cultures & immigration beat: New book tells 'Green Card Stories'

For years, immigration attorney Laura Danielson listened to her clients' compelling -- and often inspiring -- stories.

Updated: July 10, 2012, - 07:10 PM

For 49 years, Herb Pick was a scientist and mentor at U

In the academic world, Pick is widely credited with creating a field of study called spatial cognition.

Updated: June 23, 2012, - 12:19 AM

Minnesota immigration shift mirrors national trend

About 30 percent of immigrants who arrived in Minnesota since 2000 were Asians, compared with 29 percent who were Hispanic. A big draw: jobs.

Updated: June 19, 2012, - 11:11 PM

With a belated salute, Hmong pilots reunite

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

Immigrants chasing their business dreams

11% of Twin Cities area small-business owners are immigrants.

Updated: June 13, 2012, - 11:30 PM

Big worries in St. Paul's Little Mekong

Business owners say light-rail work in St. Paul is hammering them.

Updated: June 07, 2012, - 01:42 PM

Another twist in Rochester woman's terror trial

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

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