There’s another new bill in the North Dakota legislature, but this one would give the state a greater hand in the refugee resettlement process. It would also allow the Governor, or local communities, to put a halt to the resettlement program.
Lawmakers in North Dakota are introducing bills as a direct result of the Dakota Access pipeline protests. They include a driver facing no liability if if they run over a person blocking traffic on a public highway. But North Dakota is not alone in proposing new laws as a result of the unrest we saw in 2016.
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