Family Bios: May 6, 2017


This family is a couple from Cuba and includes a 27 year old women and 32 year old man. She arrived in June of 2016.  He arrived October 2017.  His trip took him three months to complete and he traveled through many countries, often by foot. He made his way through Guyana, Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico and finally Arizona.  He is working odd jobs as a handy man.  She is cleaning houses, learning English and wants to get a job related to Economics, eventually.  She misses her mother and grandmother back in Cuba but knows that opportunities and freedom are here for her in America


This family is from Syria and includes a couple and their 3 children, ages 6, 9 and 11.  They fled the many troubles in Syria, from what was a very good life, prior to civil war.  They are now safe from harm and adjusting to their new home.  We look forward to meeting them and welcoming them to America.





This family is from Cuba and includes a couple in their 30s and their 10 year old son.   They have been here for a short time, having arrived in mid March of this year.  Their son will soon be starting school and the couple are actively seeking employment.