Cambodian refugee who fled ‘killing fields’ leads refugee unit in America

Cambodian refugee who fled ‘killing fields’ leads refugee unit in America

“The sunset of our lives became a sunrise,” Saborn Va said of his family’s move to the United States. “This...

‘This country has been amazing for us’: From refugee camp, to Cornell, to a Rhodes Scholarship

‘This country has been amazing for us’: From refugee camp, to Cornell, to a Rhodes Scholarship

Ahmed was born in a refugee camp in Kenya, his parents’ eighth child and their “lucky baby,” as they called...

From refugee to graduation speaker: Axana Soltan inspires with big heart

From refugee to graduation speaker: Axana Soltan inspires with big heart

“A refugee can be a class president. An accomplished student. A lawyer and a humanitarian,” Axana said. Axana Soltan said...

“Sanctuary Kitchen” Fuels Refugee Dialogue

“Sanctuary Kitchen” Fuels Refugee Dialogue

Afeefa dipped her hands into a bowl of crackly Egyptian rice, tomato paste and ground beef — and mixed together...

Local refugee tells story of persecution to help students be more tolerant

Local refugee tells story of persecution to help students be more tolerant

When Mona Heern, a refugee from Tehran who escaped political persecution during the 1979 Iranian revolution, shared her story with...

Refugee Graduates High School and Is College-Bound

Refugee Graduates High School and Is College-Bound

His family fled the war-torn country when he was a year old. They settled in Dallas and with the assistance...

How Dallas Became One Of America’s Most Refugee-Friendly Cities

How Dallas Became One Of America’s Most Refugee-Friendly Cities

“When we talk about refugees or Muslims, it’s all abstract,” Page says. “But when you meet a young mom, or...

Refugees, immigrants helped a Georgia high school build a diverse cross country dynasty

Refugees, immigrants helped a Georgia high school build a diverse cross country dynasty

He was initially intimidated by the words “cross country” when he heard the sport’s name on the school announcement. Mohammed...

‘I am happy now:’ Program helps refugees create their own day cares, financial stability

‘I am happy now:’ Program helps refugees create their own day cares, financial stability

Zainab Dalib, a refugee from Somalia, now has big dreams for her future, after getting financially stable from a program...

They fled Syria for the US — now they’re cooking and telling their story

They fled Syria for the US — now they’re cooking and telling their story

Syrian refugee families who have been relocated to South Florida are teaming up with a fundraising group that uses home-cooked...

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