Imagine your way of life becoming untenable, and you have to leave your home and family. What do you do and how do you adjust to life in a new — but foreign — place? We explore how Kansas City has played a significant role in the pipeline of refugees coming to the United States, and we hear the stories of two refugees who settled in Kansas City.
- Hilary Singer, Executive Director, Jewish Vocational Services
- Valerie Sprout, attorney at McCrummen Immigration Law Group
- Sara Pitia, KC resident, refugee from Sudan
- Dawt Peng, KC resident, member of the Chin community from Burma (now called Myanmar)