Syrian Refugee Family Arrives, Despite Georgia’s Resistance

Mohammad, Ebtesam and their four-year old son became the first family to arrive in Georgia after the governor's executive order trying to prevent Syrian refugees from resettling in the state.

Mohammad, Ebtesam and their four-year old son became the first family to arrive in Georgia after the governor’s executive order trying to prevent Syrian refugees from resettling in the state.

Aired on WABE, 90.1 FM, December 11, 2015.

After the terrorist attacks in Paris, some states, including Georgia, have tried to block Syrian refugees from resettling in their cities. But in spite of Gov. Nathan Deal’s stance, one family from Syria arrived in Georgia last week. Elly Yu visited the family and brings us this story.

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