The New Minnesotans: Stories of Immigrants and Refugees

The New Minnesotans: Stories of Immigrants and Refugees

Gregg Aamot


For greater than 20 years, Minnesota has obvious a brand new wave of immigration from disparate parts of the area, together with japanese Europe, Mexico, imperative and Latin the US, Africa, and Southeast Asia. Gregg Aamot, who has been protecting immigration in Minnesota because the early Nineties, stocks the demanding situations and realities immigrants and refugees face whereas assimilating to the higher Midwest. From a front-row seat within the houses, offices, and assembly halls of those newbies, Aamot offers an informative and intimate view of what lifestyles is basically like for teams which are striving to conform to another tradition. we're additionally reminded of ways the final significant wave of immigrants--who have been commonly Europeans--faced comparable challenges,helping us to higher comprehend stipulations in Minnesota at the present time. The New Minnesotans is key analyzing for someone attracted to the altering cultural and financial panorama in Minnesota, or in different states the place the immigrant inhabitants is at the upward thrust.

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