‘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...

Refugee graduate gives back to her community through speech

Refugee graduate gives back to her community through speech

By giving American Language Program students insight to the English language, Sara Haghighi feels that she’s repaying her community for...

Refugee youth, Archbishop Mitty teens find unity on the soccer field

Refugee youth, Archbishop Mitty teens find unity on the soccer field

Ask Naeim Akrami what he likes most about the United States and he’ll likely answer with only one word: freedom....

Group helps refugees reclaim careers in Idaho: ‘We had a surgeon who sewed spa covers’

Group helps refugees reclaim careers in Idaho: ‘We had a surgeon who sewed spa covers’

After moving to Boise as a refugee with her husband and three kids, she wanted to continue teaching, but was...

Sweet, Sweet Syria: Refugee mom finds support, success in cookie-baking business

Sweet, Sweet Syria: Refugee mom finds support, success in cookie-baking business

It’s a sweet success story: a refugee family finds a safe place and a supportive community in the U.S. and...

One was Homeless, the Other a Refugee. Now They’re Business Partners.

One was Homeless, the Other a Refugee. Now They’re Business Partners.

Combs-Selman spent most of her 20s living on the streets, a rebellious youth who turned to alcohol and bounced from...

Two Refugees Separated for Years Reconnect While Living Their ‘American Dream’: ‘It’s Surreal’

Two Refugees Separated for Years Reconnect While Living Their ‘American Dream’: ‘It’s Surreal’

Best friends and coworkers Eh Say Plaw and No Val go back — way back. The pair grew up in...

A Muslim cook wanted to stop the hate. So she started inviting strangers to dinner.

A Muslim cook wanted to stop the hate. So she started inviting strangers to dinner.

Originally published in the Washington Post Her face framed by a delicate floral-print headscarf, Amanda Saab stepped into a Safeway....

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