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February 16, 2019
The Svee Home opened in Devils Lake in 1940 as a receiving home for children or families of children while their parents worked to regain their financial footing after the Great Depression. Special to The Forumplay button
Doing the work that's not always 'popular,' Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota marks 100 years
February 16, 2019 - 3:26pm
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Refugees and tuberculosis: After Fargo commissioner expresses fears, other officials offer perspective
January 16, 2019 - 12:31pm
October 12, 2018
Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota's office in Fargo. Forum file photo
North Dakota sees lowest number of resettled refugees in years
October 12, 2018 - 4:34pm
September 14, 2018
Fargo South graduate Muhend Abakar, from left, speaks with current South students Roshika Nepal and Marai Castillo Fonseca on Sept. 19, 2017, as part of National Welcoming Week. Forum file photo
More than 20 events planned for Welcoming Week
September 14, 2018 - 4:52pm
March 27, 2018
Minnesotans from Liberia and their supporters rally on the steps of the State Capitol in St. Paul to urge renewal of their protected status in the United States Monday, March 26. That status is set to expire, and President Donald Trump has not indicated whether he will renew it. Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press
Liberians in Minnesota on edge after Trump decision
March 27, 2018 - 9:10pm
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 8, 2017
Dave Piepkorn
Commissioner Piepkorn receives third refugee report, still not satisfied
May 8, 2017 - 9:30pm
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