Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

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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

Cultures & immigration beat: New Web tool helps citizens in training

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

State's refugee flow slows

Tighter U.S. screening holds refugees back, but summer should see more arriving here.

Updated: May 29, 2012, - 05:50 PM

Cultures & immigration beat: Somalis decry new rule on visas

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

Immigrant group opposes photo ID proposal

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

Businesses play trafficking cops

The ambassador was in town to urge companies to help fight human trafficking through better monitoring.

Updated: May 12, 2012, - 04:07 PM

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