Originally from Homs, this family of seven left Syria in 2012 for Jordan. Dad, mom and five children aged 11, 9, 6, 4, and 3. Husband was a plumber in Syria and is looking for employment here now.
This is a Syrian family of seven (mom, dad, girls ages 4, 13, 11; boys ages 8, 6). The six-year-old is disabled and non-verbal, but his eyes are filled with joy and he smiles easily. The father was a contractor in Syria, whose specialty was creating beautiful ceilings. They recently moved to Southern California, and have been living in an apartment for just a few months. They are currently in the process of enrolling their children in school.
Originally from Daraa, Syria in the south, this family left Syria in 2013 when Mohammed was three months old, traveling by foot. They walked eight hours to the border to Jordan and lived in camp for one month before moving to the city of Ramtha. They lived there until September, 2016 when they came to US. The three older children are special needs (downs syndrome), the youngest suffers from seizures and is on medication to limit and treat them, and is also mentally disabled. Oldest girl is in a special needs school and the dad has half facial paralysis.
Syrian family of seven (mom, dad, five children ages 2 - 14) fled to Jordan and lived in refugee camp in poor conditions for three years before finally making it to the U.S. Their youngest son was born in the refugee camp. The father was a baker in Syria and is currently looking for work in that field.