Mother-Daughter Refugees Reunite With Family After 13 Years Apart

“Everything we knew about America was from the movies. But once you get here, it’s not like the movies,” said Aysar. But with help from the International Rescue Committee (IRC), an international aid group helping refugees, Aysar says she became accustomed to Arizona’s dry heat and America as a country. “I believe the system will serve you,” said Aysar. “It’s easy: go to work, work hard, support your family and help other people with their needs.”

Read more about Aysar’s story here.