A refugee from Iraq immersed himself in American culture by sharing in one of the core aspects: volunteerism. He's now a volunteer firefighter.
Refaai Hamo, a widowed Syrian refugee, was invited to be a special guest at President Obama's final State of the Union address.
Americans take particular pride when a onetime refugee earns the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.
Iraqi and Syrian refugees are receiving assistance from ordinary Americans through donations, in-country help and aid getting acclimated to new homes.
Adjusting to American life was challenging for Gai Nyok, a Sudanese refugee. By overcoming language and cultural barriers, he has found success.
U.S. cities open up to Syrian refugees, saying that it's "the right thing to do" and that their strong economies and established communities are appealing.
Most of the refugees arriving in Serbia "are hungry, tired and terrified, and that is something you can’t just ignore,” American Corner program coordinator Marko Bumbic says.
Secretary of State John Kerry announces plans to resettle 85,000 refugees in the U.S. in fiscal year 2016 and 100,000 more in fiscal year 2017.
Already the leading donor to Syrian relief, the United States will accept more displaced Syrians in the coming year.