refugee

When a Story Becomes a Person

When a Story Becomes a Person

So today, on World Refugee Day, we want to not only tell you a different story, but to introduce you to a person. Meet Samir, a young man from Syria who has experienced much pain and much suffering, but has also found much hope.

Who is a refugee and what do they go through to get to the U.S.?

Who is a refugee and what do they go through to get to the U.S.?

A refugee is someone who has fled one's home country and cannot return because well-founded fear of persecution based on religion, race, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group.

How a grateful Syrian family has resettled in the US

How a grateful Syrian family has resettled in the US

Everything began to change when the Syrian revolution started in March of 2011. Protests increased as the government and police counteracted and things became increasingly violent. From their home, Rami's family could hear the gunfire as it moved through the city and ultimately to their neighborhood.