How Are Refugees Placed Around The Country? And Why Might Some States Get More Than Others?At least 35 refugees from Afghanistan have new homes in Minnesota. Over the next several months, that number is expected to grow to 300, according to International Institute of Minnesota.
'They Don’t Know If They’ll Live Another Day': Minnesotans Concerned For Family Members Stuck In AfghanistanAlready, Minnesota has become home to dozens of recent Afghan refugees.
Afghan Refugees Start Arriving At Wisconsin's Fort McCoyAfghan refugees have begun arriving at Fort McCoy in western Wisconsin for temporary housing and support after their home country fell to the Taliban.
Minnesota Communities And Organizations Prepare For Afghan Refugee ArrivalsThe Minnesota Department of Human Services reports 35 Afghan refugees have already arrived as of August 16 and up to 65 refugees have been granted Special Immigrant Visas.
Walz: Minnesota Ready To Welcome Afghan RefugeesIn a letter to President Joe Biden Thursday, Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan said Minnesota stands ready to welcome refugee families from Afghanistan.
'We Have The American Dream': Afghan Minnesotans Hope To Help Refugees ResettleMinnesotans of Afghan descent are hoping their friends and relatives who helped allied forces will safely get to the U.S.
Afghan Refugees Could Be Headed To Wisconsin's Fort McCoyAfghans are scrambling to find ways to escape after the Taliban overran their country over the last week.
Outstanding Refugees Awarded For 'Our Heart And What We Bring To The State'Twenty individuals were honored during Monday’s ceremonies. Half of those refugees were nominated last year, but due to COVID, the event was pushed to this year.
Reality Check: Is Trump's Claim Biden Would Increase Immigration By 700% True?Because of President Trump's restrictions on new refugees, Minnesota refugee resettlement numbers are down 90% -- the fewest refugees in at least 15 years.
'I Think We Will Be Making History Today': Beltrami County Bans Refugee ResettlementsBeltrami County has become the second in the United States to ban refugee resettlements within its boundaries.
'The Inn Is Not Full In Minnesota': Gov. Walz Says State Will Keep Resettling RefugeesMinnesota has the country's largest Somali and Karen populations and the second-largest Hmong population.