The changing face of Minnesota

Counting Americans: A new Mideast box on census is sensitive

The Census Bureau on Feb. 28 for the first time recommended including the new category, which would mostly affect Muslims. The Office of Management and Budget is expected to make the decision later this year.

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Listen: Canada's private refugee sponsorship program Private citizens are volunteering time and money to help settle Syrian refugees.
New travel ban raises old questions How an immigration attorney views the new executive order on travel from President Donald Trump.
Op Ed: Travel ban is necessary for safety Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies said the travel bans aren't about politics. They're about proper vetting.
The future of Trump's immigration policy Memos from the White House reveal that Trump will be more aggressive with deportation, but may leave some Obama-era policies in place.

Statewide Stories

Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 23, 2017, 10:37 PM
Trending Milder - Timing Best Chance of Holiday Weekend Showers
CBS Minnesota / WCCO, May 23, 2017, 2:46 PM
Report: Wis. Student Suspended After Placing Racist Quote In Yearbook
Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 23, 2017, 12:41 PM
Why Trump's budget plan wouldn't likely accelerate growth

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