WHEN PSYCHIATRISTS ANDRES Barkil-Oteo and Hussam Jefee-Bahloul met at Yale University in Connecticut three years ago, they quickly realized they had a lot in common.
“You don’t see a lot of Syrian psychiatrists at Yale,” Jefee-Bahloul says, laughing. “We were basically the only two.”
They had also been grappling with the same dilemma – how to use their mental health expertise to help Syrians and Syrian refugees.
Ben Carson says the Syrian refugees he met during his trip to the Middle East don’t want to come to the United States — they want to go home.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy was honored on Sunday by the family of John F. Kennedy for embracing Syrian refugees at a time when other U.S. leaders sought to turn them away.
Hussam Al Roustom, his wife and their two children are among 1,682 Syrian refugees who settled in the United States in the last year through a public-private partnership.
Welcome to Indiana Connecticut! A family of three Syrian refugees who planned to make a new start in Indiana this week were hastily diverted to Connecticut because of the recent xenophobic backlash against Syrians from multiple gov...