Deborah Amos appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Asia are a sought-after talent pool at Eli's Cheesecake in Chicago, where they manage the complex assembly line and rise through the ranks.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Migrants often have college degrees and extensive professional experience, but may still have to settle for a low-wage job. The U.S. nonprofit Upwardly Global is working to change that.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Donald Trump has vowed to block new Syrian refugees and send current refugees back. A family of Syrian refugees in New Jersey and the volunteers supporting them are not sure what to expect.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
A Syrian refugee father came to the U.S. with his daughter to escape the war. Now they're telling their story to groups of Americans with the help of a U.S. Marine veteran.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
As a candidate, Donald Trump said he'd limit the number of refugees the United States takes in, perhaps end resettlement from Syria and even expel some current refugees. How will he proceed?
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Refugees are adjusting to life in Connecticut, where a program pairs them with private citizens who provide support for their resettlement. "I have a chance as much as anybody else," says one refugee.
Saturday, October 01, 2016
Marcell Shehwaro recently stopped by the United Nations to plead her case for intervention in Syria. But she's still operating schools out of the basement in opposition-held parts of Aleppo.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
In his farewell appearance at the U.N., Obama made an impassioned plea for rich countries to do more to aid refugees. Leading companies have come forward with ways they can help employ refugees.
Monday, September 19, 2016
The Obama administration is trying to put the focus on refugees this week during the United Nations General Assembly.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Osama and Ghada and their four kids fled their homeland three years ago and recently reached the U.S. as part of the 11,000 Syrian refugees arriving this year. Every day brings new challenges.
Friday, September 16, 2016
The blind father of a Syrian refugee family in New Jersey gets free dental work from a dentist who knows what it's like to be lost and overwhelmed. Twenty years ago she fled the war in Bosnia.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
As they learn some basic English, members of a family of Syrian refugees in New Jersey also unravel mysteries about life in the U.S. — such as how to drive or what's in the woods.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The group offered to help resettle Syrian refugees in the U.S., and members received a special case: a family of six with a father badly wounded. It's a yearlong commitment for the volunteers.
Monday, August 29, 2016
A Syrian refugee family arrives to meet Syrian American relatives who are waiting to host them. This comes as the U.S. meets its goal of bringing 10,000 refugees from Syria by October.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
U.N. official refers to humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, Syria as the "Apex of Horror" as the country's escalating civil war leaves little options for outside intervention.
Monday, August 22, 2016
The weekend bombing of a wedding in Turkey raises new questions about the country's stability and the rough area near the Syrian border where it took place.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
At a party for Syrian refugees in a New Jersey mosque, Americans of Lebanese and Pakistani descent and a Jewish family offer help and stories of their own immigrant backgrounds.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
The U.S. looks like it will meet the administration's goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the fiscal year in October. Newcomers are already getting a rundown on life in America.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Faith-based groups are challenging political opposition to Syrian refugees and taking a leading role in resettling them in the U.S. They've provided shelter, jobs and schooling for the newly arrived.
Friday, August 05, 2016
A State Department official says the U.S. will admit even more Syrians next year. The program continues despite complaints that Islamist militants could slip in amid the legitimate refugees.