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Continued: Minnesota refugee organizations fear loss of funds

  • Article by: ALLISON SHERRY , Star Tribune
  • Last update: July 22, 2014 - 11:36 PM

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  • Volunteer Mohamed Ali Mohamed, right, answered Somali refugees’ questions at Lutheran Social Service in Minneapolis.

  • Family Reunification and Intern Coordinator Fartun M. Abdi led a cultural orientation class last week at Lutheran Social Service.

  • About 4,000 asylum seekers and refugees, like these new Somali arrivals in Minneapolis, come to Minnesota each year.

  • Hodan Dahir Ali, left, listened to instructors during a cultural orientation class at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota.

  • Migrating to MinNesota

    Migrating to Minnesota

    Minnesota became home to 32,000 refugees in past 10 years

    U.S. allows about 70,000 refugees a year

    State draws more than average because of agencies’ help, good employment prospects

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