Local business community benefits from refugees who arrive and thrive

Local business community benefits from refugees who arrive and thrive

When Hussein Haki and his family fled Iraq and came to Tucson in 2008 he needed a job. In Iraq...

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...

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