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BOISE, Idaho—For decades, refugees have augmented the workforce of this sparsely populated state. Refugees operate machines at the research-and-development facility for memory chips at Boise-based  Micron Technology Inc. About a third of the workers at Chobani Inc.’s yogurt plant in Twin Falls, the nation’s largest, are refugees. But since terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino by people at least inspired by Islamic extremists, there has been a backlash against settling refugees here and elsewhere, particularly from Iraq and Syria. That has created tension between politicians sensitive to their constituents’ concerns and business leaders who say the state needs the newcomers to keep thriving.

Source: In Aftermath of Terror Attacks, Tensions Rise in Idaho Over Refugee Workers – WSJ