Print Column: Burleigh County Made the Right Decision

MINOT, N.D. — Let’s start here: North Dakota is a wonderful place.

That was a subtext of the refugee resettlement debate in Burleigh County this last week, though one overlooked by most.

The county commissioners had before them the opportunity to exercise a veto over continued refugee resettlement.

They ultimately voted to continue resettlement, though in a compromise, they capped it at 25 people in the next year.

For context, note that 24 refugees have settled in Burleigh County in 2019.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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