Idaho’s Newcomers

Twin Falls reaffirms support for refugee program

For three decades, Twin Falls has provided an unlikely landing spot for refugee students from all over the world. And most residents want to keep it that way.

Refugee education hinges on a co-teaching model

‘We’ve called them arranged marriages:’ Twin Falls teams English language teachers with subject experts.

Refugee education programs become embroiled in national debate

Idaho’s refugee education programs are small and scattered. And their future rests with a debate over national security and terrorism.

In Boise’s Bridge Programs, immigrants learn to be students

Newcomers spend up to two years in Boise’s intensive English language program.