Immigration

Brandau’s First Hand Look at Syrian Refugees

For the past week, Fresno city councilman Steve Brandau went around the world to get a first hand look at how Syrian refugees are coping. With 11 members of his Northwest Church, the group traveled to Lebanon and visited camps for those fleeing from the Syr...

GV Wire Special: Thafer’s Escape from Syria

In the next installment of GV Wire’s series on the Syiran crisis, we share the story of Thafer Kashak, a refugee from Homs. Once a thriving businessman, he fled his home country when the Civil War invaded his h...

Welcome, New Americans

An American dream came true for 827 new United States citizens. At the monthly naturalization ceremony, citizens from five different continents and 49 different countries took the oath, pledged to the flag and ...
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