My aspirations are to become a surgeon, buy my parents their own house, and sell my art.
While you're working, you feel safe.
Here I can make my own life
In America, people follow their dreams
Women of the World
In order to save our family, we were obliged to leave our country.
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.
In September 2016, Mohaned & Zainab arrived in Binghamton, Alabama with nothing.
In Iraq, Zainab was a stay-at-home mom and Mohaned was a taxi driver.
We only want to live in peace and safety.
"My family lives in western Iraq under the control of ISIS so whenever I see something in the news that has happened in Syria, I feel like my family is affected."