This Land is Your Land is a series of stories profiling some of the many Americans who are welcoming refugees with compassion and support.
The United States has an exceptional history of welcoming refugees. Since 1975, the U.S. has welcomed over 3 million refugees for resettlement from all over the world, and with help from American families and communities, these refugees have now built new lives and homes in all 50 states.
“They are trying to integrate with us and make us stronger, and I believe that they are... Their dream is the American dream.”
Cobi Cogbill, student, father and volunteer in Fayetteville, Arkansas