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State's only resettlement organization talks refugees in South Dakota

This segment is from SDPB's monthly news program, South Dakota Focus, hosted by Jackie Hendry.

Many come to the United States not just for the opportunity, but for safety. Haitians and Afghans are the most recent groups seeking refuge in the United States.

It's unclear when or if South Dakota will see any refugees from these conflicts. Lutheran Social Services, the only refugee resettlement organization in the state, is not offering any specifics as the situation unfolds.

Rebecca Kiesow-Knudsen is the group's incoming president. We talked recently in SDPB's Sioux Falls studio about the refugee resettlement process and her goals for the future of Lutheran Social Services.