This month, I felt it was important to write a story sharing the experiences of refugees in Bismarck as county commissioners decided whether to continue refugee resettlement in Bismarck. State Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck, made a comment in a video stream that refugees "as a generality" are probably going to be "disaffected from society." I wanted to explore that idea in my coverage by talking to refugees in different stages of living in Bismarck.
As the Burleigh County Commission prepares to hold a hearing on refugee resettlement, refugees who have called Bismarck home share their stories.
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