Jamal Batar and his father Aden at StoryCorps in West Valley City, Utah, in March 2017. The Batar family fled the civil war in Somalia for the United States in 1994. Facing persecution, violence, lack of health care and a myriad of other barriers to safety, millions of refugees leave home each year seeking a better life in a different country. As of 2017, […]
‘We Are Americans’: Somali Refugee Family Reflects On Making A Life In The U.S.