Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

Recent content from Allie Shah

Did U student join Somali terror group?

Minneapolis man told his aunt he had returned to Somalia to join Al-Shabab. FBI continues to investigate recruitment of local Somalis.

Updated: September 21, 2012, - 09:47 PM

Twin Cities Muslim leaders condemn overseas violence

It was time for Muslims to gather at a north Minneapolis mosque, and Makram El-Amin had something more than weekly Friday prayers on his mind.

Updated: September 15, 2012, - 06:47 AM

Cultures & immigration beat: A glimpse of the new 'Old World'

A revelatory moment from last week's supersized naturalization ceremony in Minneapolis came when the judge read off the names of the countries of origin represented in the room and asked people to stand when they heard their native country called.

Updated: September 11, 2012, - 11:23 PM

Proud new U.S. citizens

A record number of Minnesotans took oath to become Americans, in part to vote in presidential election.

Updated: September 06, 2012, - 09:42 PM

Do you want a translator with that? McDonald's muffs Hmong signs

McDonald's first Hmong language billboards -- erected last week in St. Paul -- lost meaning in the translation.

Updated: September 04, 2012, - 11:23 PM

Cultures & immigration beat: Business training expands to suburbs

For 19 years, the Neighborhood Development Center has been training people in poor neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul how to start their own businesses.

Updated: August 28, 2012, - 07:42 PM

For immigrant youth, a weight lifted

The U.S. begins new two-year deportation reprieve process today.

Updated: August 14, 2012, - 11:23 PM

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

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