US To Give $32M To Rohingya Muslim RefugeesThe United States will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslim refugees, the State Department said Wednesday, in the Trump administration's first major response to the mass exodus from Myanmar.
Minnesota Expected To Exceed Refugee Numbers In 2016Minnesota is expected to get more refugees in 2016 than it has in any year in the past decade. The reported increase is a ripple effect of the migration wave sweeping the Middle East and Europe.
St. Paul Police Academy Graduates Karen OfficerThe St. Paul Police Academy has graduated its largest and most diverse class in at least 30 years, including its first officer from the Karen ethnic minority in Myanmar. Ler Htoo spent the first three years of his life in Myanmar, then 15 in refugee camps in Thailand.
A Couple's 675-Day Honeymoon Across The WorldMike and Anne Howard share their thoughts on their 675-day honeymoon, traveling to six continents and 33 countries across the world.
St. Paul Teacher Goes To Great Lengths To Relate To Students Suzanne Susens teaches English to those who are learning it for the first time. Many of her students were born in Myanmar, a country in southeast Asia she knew very little about...until this summer.