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Students Share the Stories of Heart House Refugees

Some jumping up and down with excitement and others shying away in fear, the third to fifth grade kids at Heart House watched a big group of high school girls in plaid skirts and...

A Struggle to Find Home

Hostility makes it harder for refugees. In 1987, 5-year-old Duop dend Duop and his friends returned from a walk to find their entire village in South Sudan burned down and desolate. Joined by thousands...

Caught in the Political Crossfire: Refugees Struggle for Survival

Ten years after the end of the Vietnam War, Thomas Hoang’s family only had enough money to send one of its children on a small fishing boat headed for the United States. As the...

Current Events, Downsized: Stop the Fear Mongering

In the aftermath of the Russian passenger plane explosion in the Sinai Peninsula, the suicide bombings in Beirut and the horrific attacks in Paris, the subject of Syrian refugees has come into the forefront...