Syrian refugees eager to build new lives in metro Detroit

Gazing through his living room window in a quiet block in Garden City, a 48-year-old 635791391286594977-SryianRefugees-092215-SG11Syrian refugee ponders his new life in America.

“In Syria, there’s no safety; it’s too dangerous,” Moustafa Assad said from a sparsely furnished home he rents, with his two sons sitting next to him on his couch. “At least here, it’s safe for them. There’s no war. … I want to stay here for my kids’ future so they can go to school and learn.”  Read More