News from the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs

Find information about City programs and initiatives, when Director Rivero will make a public presentation and developments in immigration policy or enforcement.

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Speaking Engagements

Director Rivero will be speaking at Good Morning Ward 3.She will share an overview of the work of the OIRA and how we can ensure that Minneapolis is a safe and welcoming place for all when federal policies and actions are sowing fear and trauma in immigrant and refugee communities.

Municipal ID

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Municipal ID is one of the many initiatives Minneapolis is pursuing to make our city welcoming. The elderly, immigrants, transgender individuals, youth and families experiencing homelessness are a few of the residents who would benefit from a simple alternative to the traditional state ID or driver's license photo ID. Read more...