The Kanjou Family

Mostafa Kanjou (L) escaped from Homs, Syria with his wife and two young daughters. They received asylum to come to the United States in September 2015. Now in Pomona, California, the Kanjous are building a new life. But they still miss the family that they had to leave behind.

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The Kanjou family traveled from Homs, Syria to Pomona, California seeking peace and safety from the fighting.
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What remains of the Kanjou's home in Homs, Syria.

Aleppo's Kitchen

Nidal Hajomar and his family escaped from Aleppo, Syria and resettled in Los Angeles. Their restaurant Aleppo's Kitchen, a traditional Syrian restaurant in Anaheim, California, has become a gathering place for the local Syrian community.

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