SOMALIS IN GRAND FORKS: Dueling centers, shared objectives
Published 03/04/2010, Grand Forks Herald
Two centers have opened in Grand Forks for recent immigrants - most of them refugees from war and the breakdown of civil authority in Somalia. Many spent years in crowded camps in neighboring Kenya before winning permission to come to America. Some came to Grand Forks as refugees from violence in Minneapolis and other large American cities. But even here, divisions seem to hamper the Somali people.Word count: 998
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