Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

Cultures & immigration beat: Lao artists renaissance has roots in the metro

This has always been an arts lovin' place.

Updated: August 14, 2012, - 06:24 PM

Cultures & immigration beat: Lighting a torch for Somalia's athletes

The locals call it the "road of death," a bullet-pocked street in Mogadishu, Somalia, where warring factions exchange gunfire in the country's decades-old civil war.

Updated: July 31, 2012, - 07:33 PM

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

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