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December 8, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim, a professor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, speaks on the experience of Somali immigrants during a Cultural Thursday talk at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
November 26, 2017
Najuma Baker (center) speaks with fellow English learning classmates Hamdiya Hassana (right) and Lul Haji (left) at the Kvasager Learning Center in Grand Forks. All three women were participating in a language class hosted and taught by volunteers of the Global Friends Coalition, a local organization that focuses on refugee integration. (Photo by Nick Nelson/Grand Forks Herald)
Officials seeing evolving federal refugee policy’s impact in ND
November 26, 2017 - 7:00am
November 7, 2017
A large crowd watches as the St. Cloud City Council meeting begins Monday, Nov. 6, at city hall.   Dave Schwarz / St. Cloud Times
St. Cloud council dumps refugee moratorium to reaffirm 'welcoming' community
November 7, 2017 - 12:16pm
October 25, 2017
Laetitia Mizero Hellerud talks about her and her children's experience coming to North Dakota as refugees Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at the North Dakota Legislative Management Human Services Committee meeting in Jamestown, N.D. Chris Olson / Forum News Service
Federal government covers most resettlement costs for refugees in ND
October 25, 2017 - 7:27pm
October 24, 2017
St. Council members Jeff Johnson, left, and Jeff Goerger take part in the City Council meeting Monday, Oct. 23, in St. Cloud. Dave Schwarz / St. Cloud Times
Refugee resettlement, unity efforts prompt debate in St. Cloud
October 24, 2017 - 9:44am
October 19, 2017
7 refugees honored for their contributions to Minnesota
October 19, 2017 - 11:44pm
September 26, 2017
President Donald Trump with Nikki Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, in Bedminster, N.J., Aug. 11, 2017. A crucial test of Haley’s influence on Trump will come this week during Trump’s maiden visit to the United Nations, the organization he has repeatedly pilloried and whose very reason for being he has dismissed with his promise of “only America first.” (Al Drago//Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Trump expected to set U.S. refugee cap at 45,000
September 26, 2017 - 7:58pm
September 12, 2017
Demonstrators protest against the Trump administration's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, outside of the White House in Washington, Sept. 9, 2017. (Zach Gibson/The New York Times)
Supreme Court agrees with Trump administration, says some refugees can be barred for now
September 12, 2017 - 8:49pm
August 2, 2017
Shirley Dykshoorn, vice president for senior and humanitarian services for Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, presents a report on refugee resettlement to the interim Human Services Committee Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
ND legislative committee begins examining refugee resettlement
August 2, 2017 - 6:53pm
June 13, 2017
Anisa Mujanovic, from Bosnia, and Aveen Abdulkarin, from Kurdistan, listen to speakers at a rally protesting legislation that would allow cities and the state to stop refugee resettlement Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at the Fargo Civic Center. Dave Wallis / The Forum
These researchers just debunked an all-too-common belief about refugees
June 13, 2017 - 3:04pm
June 6, 2017
Young Syrian refugees are using a new tool to fight hopelessness: Minecraft
June 6, 2017 - 2:19pm
May 29, 2017
Mariano Espinoza, director of the Minnesota Immigrant Freedom Network, met Tuesday with a group of citizens in Montevideo.  He offered ideas on how communities in Minnesota can help immigrant communities deal with the new pressures they are facing. Tom Cherveny | Forum News Service
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
May 29, 2017 - 7:41pm
May 15, 2017
Letter: During flood fight, refugees pitched in
May 15, 2017 - 6:10am
May 12, 2017
Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn asks for an accounting of what the refugee resettlement in the Fargo area is costing during the Commission meeting Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Organizers pull plug on recall for Fargo commissioner who questioned cost of refugees
May 12, 2017 - 10:19pm
May 8, 2017
Dave Piepkorn
Third refugee report presented; Fargo commissioner still not satisfied
May 8, 2017 - 9:49pm