Allie Shah

Allie Shah

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

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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

Protesters seek bank's money-wiring help

Hundreds of Somali-Americans and others marched in downtown Minneapolis, disrupting traffic for a time.

Updated: May 11, 2012, - 11:54 PM

Cultures & immigration beat: New website sharpens focus on migration

A new online database from the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs offers some revealing information about immigrant and refugee populations in Minnesota and across the Midwest.

Updated: May 08, 2012, - 06:00 PM

3 Twin Cities Somalis guilty of sex trafficking

Six others were acquitted of all charges in a case that was prosecuted in Nashville.

Updated: May 04, 2012, - 11:03 PM

State's immigration tide shifts back to Mexico

Those leaving cite immigration crackdown, economic slowdown.

Updated: April 30, 2012, - 05:49 AM

Cultures & immigration beat: What languages are in big demand?

A recent report from one of the largest language translation companies in the country offers a fascinating look at the assortment and popularity of mother tongues spoken across the land.

Updated: April 24, 2012, - 11:33 PM

Sharing to ease a stigma

Fartun Weli hopes her experience helps Somali women facing infertility to strip away any shame.

Updated: April 24, 2012, - 10:55 PM

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