The journey is very, very risky. Many people died — a lot.
God knows what I am, so He will help me.
I want to be able to say, “This is MY house! We can stay forever here and nobody will tell me to go.”
My family looks to me to support them.
My story is very sad.
I turn off the video … so they won’t feel sad.
Now I am alone, living in a tent here in Greece.
In order to save our family, we were obliged to leave our country.
They took my uncle and he’s been gone for six years.
I said, “God, I left my country because I don’t want to die and now people are dying in the desert.”
We left our country because the Taliban tried to kill my husband several times.
With the annexation of Crimea, there was a great deal of fear and fighting. Vitalii and Lidiia wanted a better life for their children.
We want to be somewhere that is far from danger, somewhere safe.
Wife, mother of three. Now a refugee seeking a better future for her family.
A husband, a father, a mechanic. Now a refugee.
Tabish's journey to safety sounds like text from a fiction-thriller book.
Mahommad is five-years-old and just moved here.
Tiba exudes joy.
Sakina’s favorite thing about being in America is that it is safe and she gets to go to school.
Watch me fold this plane…