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Will immigration politics be the Achilles Heel for the U.S.?

The number of Somalis in St. Paul and Minneapolis has been rising over the years. A local shopping area in Minneapolis is named ‘Little Mogadishu’. Here, locals mingle irrespective of race and creed. It’s a closely knit community. 

There are an estimated 25,000 Somalis in the Twin Cities. But their presence, viewed against the backdrop of President Donald Trump’s overambitious immigration reforms, has put Minnesota at a crossroads as the new administration digs in.

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Why U.S. should rethink stand on climate agenda

A dangerous trend is cropping up in the United States – that of President Donald Trump making populist decisions that could come with detrimental consequences.

Since his election, Trump continues to bypass official government communication procedures to engage the world on Twitter in a way that continues eliciting mixed reactions. 

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Videsi elections, desi erections

Neha Dixit notes down the amusing differences between the Indian and American election campaign during her nine weeks long fellowship in the US

Yesterday was the last day of the US Presidential Election Campaign. They say the race between Obama and Romney is razor thin. They will vote today. The results will be out soon.

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Seeing your own country as a foreigner

Seeing your own country as a foreigner

One of the goals of the WPI Fellowship is to make America understandable for the ten foreign journalists who each year travel throughout the country to get in touch with the different aspects of its society, its politics, its media, its people, its partisan divisions.

Ely Echo Community Forum, Minnesota

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