Refugee Bonane Basengelele, left, lost his father in the political upheaval of the Congo. The parents of Joli Ramadhan, right, were killed there too. With the help of resettlement agencies, both started new lives in Boise and landed jobs as janitors at Sage International School. Fewer refugees will settle in Boise this year under President Trump’s executive order on immigration.
Refugee Bonane Basengelele, left, lost his father in the political upheaval of the Congo. The parents of Joli Ramadhan, right, were killed there too. With the help of resettlement agencies, both started new lives in Boise and landed jobs as janitors at Sage International School. Fewer refugees will settle in Boise this year under President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Refugee Bonane Basengelele, left, lost his father in the political upheaval of the Congo. The parents of Joli Ramadhan, right, were killed there too. With the help of resettlement agencies, both started new lives in Boise and landed jobs as janitors at Sage International School. Fewer refugees will settle in Boise this year under President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com

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February 15, 2017 7:11 PM

Why one of Boise’s three refugee-resettlement agencies is closing

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