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July 1, 2018
Letter to the Editor: We need strict immigration and the wall
July 1, 2018 - 2:26pm
June 22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Taking babies from mothers
June 22, 2018 - 8:04pm
Letter to the Editor: Separating children from parents
June 22, 2018 - 12:03pm
June 2, 2018
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AgweekTV: One-of-a-kind dairy
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
January 17, 2018
Julio Estrada Escobar and his wife Nancy Estrada, who live in Evansville with their two children, have filed an appeal against the Immigration judge who made the decision to send Escobar back to his home country of Guatemala. (Contributed)
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
January 17, 2018 - 4:13pm
December 13, 2017
Nancy Estrada (right), holding her step-mother's hand, walks out of Immigration Court in Bloomington on Wednesday, Dec. 13, in tears after learning that her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, faces deportation back to Guatemala. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Judge orders Evansville man to be deported
December 13, 2017 - 8:46pm
December 8, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim, a professor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, speaks on the experience of Somali immigrants during a Cultural Thursday talk at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
December 5, 2017
Human Rights Commission member Ben Larson speaks Monday to the Willmar City Council about his concerns regarding apparent social media activity by Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson. Christianson was not in attendance Monday. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
'It tears this community apart': Concerns raised over Minn. councilman's anti-immigrant Facebook activity
December 5, 2017 - 9:02am
November 10, 2017
Nancy Estrada of Evansville walks into the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in St. Paul with her children for a merit hearing in immigration court for her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Evansville man makes his case to stay in U.S.
November 10, 2017 - 6:58am
October 27, 2017
Evansville immigration case one of thousands in Minnesota
October 27, 2017 - 1:53pm
October 25, 2017
This is an example of what the back of a green card, known as a Permanent Resident Card, looks like. (Contributed)
Immigration issues and answers
October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Julio Estrada Escobar is being held by  Immigration and Customs Enforcement after being pulled over in Otter Tail County.
Evansville farm worker facing possible deportation remains in custody
October 25, 2017 - 5:41am
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. He is currently waiting to find out if he will be deported back to his home country of Guatemala. (Contributed)
From Guatemala to Evansville: Man facing possible deportation started a family in Minnesota
October 20, 2017 - 9:08am
October 18, 2017
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 last week. 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 / Echo Press)
Evansville farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
October 18, 2017 - 5:22am
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