Refugee Ministry in Tucson


In 1999, Frank and Caroline were introduced to several Iranian refugees who had sought asylum with the U.N. and were temporarily living in Turkey. The life of a refugee in Turkey is no picnic. If they are able to find work at all, they are paid minimal wages, live hand-to-mouth (often on the street) and are abused by employers and citizens...

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Refugee Ministry in Turkey

Meeting Saeed's family at the airport

In the fall of 2014 we met a Yazidi man who had immigrated to Tucson two years earlier in order to bring his family of wife and 8 children to live here. They were from Mosul, in northern Iraq. Hasan himself came to the U.S. in 2012 with the SIV (Special Immigration Visa) program because he was an interpreter for the U.S. Army in the Mosul area for 6 years, but his family couldn't come right away.

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