How Minnesota should approach immigration

  • Article by: Julianne Ortman
  • Updated: April 18, 2013 - 8:41 PM

Our federal government is increasingly likely to authorize a pathway to citizenship for as many as 11 million undocumented residents — including up to 250,000 in Minnesota — who: 1) register with the Immigration and Naturalization Service; 2) pass a criminal-background check; 3) pay back taxes and penalties; 4) go to the back of the line and apply for a visa or green card, and 5) learn English.

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