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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Preliminary Injunction of Refugee Executive Order


The letter linked below from Rachele King, State Refugee Coordinator at DHS,  provides an update on the executive order 13888 (EO) requiring state and local governments to provide written consent to the federal government to resettle people in th...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Public Charge: Frequently Asked Questions and Resource Links


Frequently Asked Questions: Public Charge Rule

August 2019

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has finalized a rule which makes it easier to deny an immigrant’s application to enter the United States, obtain a visa, or adjust their immigratio...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

2020 Census


Each year, Minnesota communities receive 15 billion dollars from the federal government on the basis of the census count. These dollars are used for Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid), federal direct student loans, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Pro...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

SEMMCHRA Financial Wellness & Homebuyer Services


SEMMCHRA offers a wide range of Financial Wellness & Homebuyer Services.

Financial Wellness

For those looking for assistance with budgeting, improving their credit, increasing their sav-ings, or reducing debt.

Pre-Purchase Counseling

For those who feel th...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Suicide prevention text services

Crisis Text Line

Minnesota Department of Human Services News Release:

Suicide prevention text services expand statewide

Life-saving services will reach more people throughout Minnesota

Minnesotans across the state can now access suicide prevention and mental health crisis te...

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