Nassau Church’s refugee resettlement efforts are the subject of a series by Deborah Amos on NPR’s Morning Edition. Listen to and read the stories below or on NPR:
- “N.J. Church Group To Resettle Syrian Refugee Family With Special Needs”
Deborah Amos, Morning Edition, NPR, September 14, 2016
- “Syrian Refugee Family Knows English Is The Key To Independence”
Deborah Amos, Morning Edition, NPR, September 15, 2016
- “Syrian Refugee Gets Free Dental Care From A Dentist Who Also Was A Refugee”
Deborah Amos, Morning Edition, NPR, September 16, 2016
- “The Hopes (Security) and Fears (Bears) of Syrian Refugees in New Jersey”
Deborah Amos, NPR.org, September 17, 2016
- “After Trump’s Election, Uncertainty For Syrian Refugees In The U.S.”
Deborah Amos, Morning Edition, NPR, November 24, 2016
A N.J. church group offered to help resettle Syrian refugees in the U.S. and members received a special case: a family of 6 with a father badly wounded. It’s a year-long commitment for the volunteers.
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.
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.
On a bright spring afternoon this May, Tom Charles drove to Newark International Airport to pick up a family of Syrian refugees…
Osama, a Syrian refugee who resettled five months ago in Princeton, N.J., did not sleep on election night after listening to the results…