Refugee Support In Spokane

Khalil Omar and Aytan Faris Family

Photo caption: Khalil Omar, left, and his wife Aytan Faris speak with Inlander Staff Writer Daniel Walters at the Spokane Public Schools Family Registration and Orientation Center in Spokane, Wash., Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. They left with their 4 children from Damascus, Syria in 2011 due to violence during the Syrian Civil War to go hometown of Afrin, in the northern part of the country. In 2014, they left for Turkey and came to the United States as refugees in May 2016. (Young Kwak/The Inlander)

In this photo for The Inlander, Khalil Omar, left, and his wife Aytan Faris speak about fleeing the civil war in Syria and resettling in Spokane as refugees. It is part of a story about the fears felt by refugees locally and how they are finding support from the larger community. http://www.inlander.com/spokane/in-defense-of-refugees/Content?oid=2959682

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