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March 4, 2018
Majeed Haruna Agure has been living over the past month in the Booth Center, a large homeless shelter in Winnipeg. Agure, who is seeking refugee status in Canada, walked in January over the border between Manitoba and North Dakota to complete a journey he started in Brazil. (Andrew Haffner / Forum News Service)play button
Troubled trek: Asylum-seekers’ journey took them through frozen fields to Winnipeg homeless shelter
March 4, 2018 - 7:05am
January 16, 2018
Emerson Manitoba border station. Image from Wikipediaplay button
Cab companies dropping refugees off at Canadian border in deadly weather
January 16, 2018 - 9:04am
January 14, 2018
Ravindran Sivasundaram and his wife Manchuladevy Ravindran, refugees from Sri Lanka, moved their three boys, Apilas, 13, Simraj, 16 and Kapilas, 17 to the U.S. three years ago. The couple both have jobs and recently bought a house in Burnsville. (Ginger Pinson / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Refugees find a welcoming home in Minnesota: State, federal actions would limit numbers allowed to settle here
January 14, 2018 - 9:00am
5 facts you might not know about refugees
January 14, 2018 - 7:30am
December 23, 2017
Tri Phan, who is retiring after 27 years at Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, holds a photo from the first day he and his family arrived in Fargo in 1990. Mike McFeely / The Forum
McFeely: Refugee who helped settle region's refugees retiring from leadership role at LSS
December 23, 2017 - 9:01pm
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
Darli Luna (center), from Venezuela, lists what she is thankful for during an English learning activity with classmates Nidia Figeroa (left) and Nancy Jiménez (right) at the Kvasager Center in Grand Forks, N.D., on Nov. 22, 2017. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Feds' evolving immigration policy dampens resettlement in ND, officials say
November 26, 2017 - 6:00am
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
October 4, 2017
Fargo foster mother Marian Kadrie, 88, has been honored as part of the national Angels in Adoption program. She has taken in more than 300 foster children in the last few decades.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
'One big family': 88-year-old foster mom has taken in over 300 kids
October 4, 2017 - 6:05am
October 2, 2017
Timeline: Piepkorn takes on F-M refugee resettlement
October 2, 2017 - 7:30am
October 1, 2017
Steve Stark cartoon: Scaring away refugees
October 1, 2017 - 10:48am
September 27, 2017
Fargo, N.D., City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn speaks about Commissioner Gehrig's (not pictured) plan to cut the city's property taxes by 20-percent during a city commissioner's meeting at the Civic Center on Monday, July 20, 2015. Nick Wagner / The Forum
McFeely: Piepkorn's concern over your tax dollars seems a little inconsistent
September 27, 2017 - 4:37pm