Immigration


What are the successes, struggles that our local immigration community faces and how does it affect region as a whole?

May 16, 2017
New center fights for low-wage workers
New center fights for low-wage workers

During a May Day Celebration of Immigrants held at Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Angie Rivera encouraged the support of immigrants by all Latinos, especially Puerto Ricans that she said are blessed to not have to worry about their legal status in this country.

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May 16, 2017
Travel ban could affect college admissions

President Donald Trump’s travel ban and stricter immigration policies could negatively affect college admissions and the ability to attract faculty in years to come, local college officials said.

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May 16, 2017
Invest in keeping, protecting agricultural workers
Invest in keeping, protecting agricultural workers

The Trump administration’s proposals to deport millions of immigrants will have a devastating effect on the human rights of workers in our region’s agricultural industry and other low-wage industries. 

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May 16, 2017
Start-up hired for project

A business start-up that is part of a worker-owned business initiative in Rochester has been hired for a lighting project at Rochester General Hospital.

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May 16, 2017
Rochester mayor wins award

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren recently received the 2017 national "Small Business Advocate Award."

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