"From our city's beginnings in the 1860s, Boise has benefited from the energy and hard work of its newcomers from all over the globe. Mr. Trump has promised to make America great again, but we in Boise know that greatness comes from everywhere." - Mayor David Bieter
Boise has been welcoming refugees to our community since the 1970s. They become part of our community and make many positive economic and cultural contributions. Their stories and heritage are rich. Just like yours. Follow Luke and Susan Carter, family mentors, and Rafik and Rashida from Myanmar and their children, as they develop a friendship and create respect and mutual understanding for each other’s culture.