NEW AMERICANS

Celebrating Independence Day for the First Time

For some new Americans, this is their first time celebrating their new home

FARGO, ND — For some people in the area, this is their first time celebrating Independence Day. The Fourth of July began with a bite of lunch and some tea. They compared National Anthems and talked fireworks plans. “To celebrate, we go Detroit Lake,” said Halima Iman of Fargo. “Even now, I’m bringing me and my kids and my sisters….

Local Organization Helps Area New Americans Gain Transportation

Organizers say it's all about helping refugee families get started in a new community

WEST FARGO, ND — A local organization is helping New Americans in the area become more independent. Team Boaz for New Americans is a community partnership that gives used bikes in good condition to refugee families. The group takes in donations of used and abandoned bikes from the community, buys spare parts if needed and volunteers donate their time to…