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October 20, 2017
Julio Estrada Escobar of Evansville works on a farm owned by Tim and Naomi Anderson of Evansville. He's worked for them since 2013. Submitted photo.
This is how a man facing deportation started a family in central Minnesota
October 20, 2017 - 6:06am
October 18, 2017
Second judge rules against latest travel ban, saying Trump's own words show it was aimed at Muslims
October 18, 2017 - 8:25am
Nancy Estrada (middle) of Evansville, sits with her and her husband's employers, Tim and Naomi Anderson, also of Evansville, at their dining room table. The three were discussing letters being written in support of Nancy's husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, who is currently being detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office for reportedly being in the United States illegally. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
October 18, 2017 - 6:53am
October 9, 2017
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on 'dreamers'
October 9, 2017 - 6:22am
September 25, 2017
Jacobo Gabriel Tomas, back left, with his wife Maria Isabel Agustin, and kids Beatriz, Elvin, and Daisy. Missing in the photo is their oldest son Darryel. Special to Forum News Service
Longtime Minnesota resident, facing deportation, asks community for help
September 25, 2017 - 3:40pm
White House expands travel ban, restricting visitors from eight countries
September 25, 2017 - 7:12am
September 22, 2017
The Rev. Kathy Nelson of Peace United Church of Christ talks about the idea of adding housing space, including converting this basement room, to the church for as many as four undocumented immigrants working toward becoming documented. The church’s congregation will vote on Sunday on whether to become a sanctuary church. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Duluth church considers housing immigrants, would be region's first 'sanctuary'
September 22, 2017 - 9:16pm
Resorts like Grand Superior Lodge in Castle Danger rely on foreign workers on J-1  visas for much of its seasonal labor force. The J-1 and other visa programs are currently under review by the State Department and the number of workers allowed in the country on the J-1 visa could be greatly reduced or eliminated altogether. (Photo courtesy of Odyssey Resorts)
Threatened cuts to visa program could harm North Shore resorts
September 22, 2017 - 6:05am
September 15, 2017
Twin Cities suburb defers action on immigration ordinance
September 15, 2017 - 9:04pm
September 14, 2017
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and fellow Democrats speak about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 6, 2017. File photo. Tom Brenner / The New York Times
Analysis: Trump's diehard supporters are fuming after an apparent about-face on 'dreamers'
September 14, 2017 - 7:22am
September 13, 2017
Transit cop who asked about immigration status received $34K upon resignation
September 13, 2017 - 8:49pm
September 11, 2017
Lori Swanson. Swanson was elected Attorney General of the State of Minnesota in 2006, and reelected in 2010 and 2014. She is Minnesota’s 29th Attorney General and its first female Attorney General. Courtesy photo
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
September 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
September 6, 2017
Cal Thomas: On taxes and immigration: look to Hungary
September 6, 2017 - 9:55pm
September 5, 2017
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.
ND, Minnesota reaction to 'dreamers' rollback follows party lines
September 5, 2017 - 7:31pm
Protesters march from the White House to the Trump International Hotel to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, in Washington, Sept. 5, 2017. Trump called on Congress to replace the program shielding young undocumented immigrants from deportation before it fully expires in March 2018. (Alex Wroblewski/The New York Times)
Trump administration announces end of immigration protection for 'dreamers'
September 5, 2017 - 12:48pm