October 26, 2009
Refugees struggle to find a home in an unfamiliar land.
In dry eastern Washington, small farmers resent a corporate feedlot’s access to scarce water supplies.
Chan Kuoth's journey has taken him from Sudan to Tucson, Ariz., where he hopes to help other refugees.
Valentina Kabinov's family, Jewish refugees from the former Soviet Union, fought for years to stay in the U.S.
Salam Talib, who barely escaped from Iraq with his life, now seeks a new beginning in San Francisco.
Tom Simbo, who faced down gun-toting soldiers in Sierra Leone, now works with other immigrants in Denver, Colo.
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