Immigrants Rebuild Lives and a Neb. Town

[imgbelt img=Karenni-on-couch-1.jpg]Refugees from Myanmar are creating a second chance for themselves in small-town Nebraska, with the help of meat-processing giant Tyson Foods and the local Chamber of Commerce. For the city of Norfolk, it’s just the latest wave of immigrants, who have arrived from places as diverse as Somalia, the Sudan and Latin America.


Robby Korth is journalism student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This article was reported and written as part of his capstone course, Nebraska Mosaic, in which upper-level journalism students cover Nebraska’s growing refugee communities. More articles can be found at