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Why Houston Is a Top Destination for Syrian Refugees

Millions have been displaced as a result of Syria’s civil war. While many have fled to Europe, some are also coming to the United States. And once again, Houston seems to be the ultimate destination for a number of migrants and refugees. We learn why on this edition of Houston Matters, as we talk with […]

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Millions have been displaced as a result of Syria's civil war. While many have fled to Europe, some are also coming to the United States. And once again, Houston seems to be the ultimate destination for a number of migrants and refugees.

We learn why on this edition of Houston Matters, as we talk with Ali Al Sudani, Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston's Director of Refugee Services.

We also hear the story of refugee Yunis Gabow (first broadcast 4/28/14).

MORE: Why is Houston A Top Destination for the World's Refugees? (April 28, 2014)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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