Talking Points: The Worst Humanitarian Crisis Of Our TimeA Minnesota organization that has been helping 2.5 million refugees a year for more than 30 years is warning that the Syrian refugee crisis could soon get worse.
Good Question: Why Are Syrian Refugees Fleeing Their Homeland?Since 2011, four million people have left Syria. So, why are so many trying to get away? Good Question.
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Group Gathers At Minnehaha Park To Welcome Syrian RefugeesThousands of refugees are arriving in Austria and Germany after those countries agreed to let them in. Most are fleeing civil war in Syria. A small group held signs at Minnehaha Park Sunday morning in support of those refugees. Members of the group say they're thankful for help from Minnesota politicians.
Good Question: How Do You Get Asylum?What is asylum? How does someone get it? Good Question.
St. Cloud Protesters Say Speaker Made Negative Comments About Somali RefugeesAccusations of racism are dividing one Minnesota community. A group protested in St. Cloud Saturday after a speaker allegedly talked about the effects of Somali immigrants moving to the city.
Iraqi Refugee Works To Bring Family To MN With HimAn Iraqi man needs one thing to make Minnesota finally feel like home -- his family. "Phillip," which is what soldiers call him to protect his identity, served as an interpreter for Minnesota soldiers during the Iraq War.
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173 Undocumented Central American Kids Living In MNNew numbers say 173 undocumented kids are living in Minnesota. That number represents a fraction of the thousands of children who have come to the U.S. from Central America, where gangs are recruiting young members and murders are commonplace.
Somali Festivals To Mark Homeland's IndependenceThe cities of Minneapolis and St. Cloud will be the sites of Somali independence day celebrations over the weekend. Local Somalis have planned the festivals to celebrate their homeland's independence, and to pay homage to the United States -- the country that has given refugees the opportunity to start a new life.
Minnesota Relief Workers Helping With Syrian CrisisSome Minnesotans are helping people fleeing the crisis in Syria. One Minnesota Relief Worker from the American Refugee Committee will be flying to Jordan Tuesday afternoon to assist with the emergency efforts there.