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Syrian refugees

  • Syrian refugees Mostafa Kanjou, left, and Fouad Wawieh, with their families have settled into permanent housing Pomona. Congresswoman Norma Torres held a news conference last Wednesday to thank local multi-denominational faith groups for assistance.

    Syrian refugees Mostafa Kanjou, left, and Fouad Wawieh, with the...

  • Daughters of Mostafa Kanjou and Fouad Wawieh play in a corner of the Islamic Center during Congresswoman Norma Torres’ news conference.

    Daughters of Mostafa Kanjou and Fouad Wawieh play in a corner of...

  • The Islamic Center of Claremont had a full house last Wednesday for Congresswoman Norma Torres’ meeting with the Syrian refugees.

    The Islamic Center of Claremont had a full house last Wednesday ...

  • Congresswoman Norma Torres greets the children of Syrian refugee Fouad Wawieh just before a news conference last Wednesday at the Islamic Center of Claremont. The Wawieh family ended up finding an apartment in the city of Pomona.

    Congresswoman Norma Torres greets the children of Syrian refugee...

  • Congresswoman Norma Torres held a news conference last Wednesday to recognize the efforts of local faith based groups to welcome two Syrian Refugee families to the Pomona Valley.

    Congresswoman Norma Torres held a news conference last Wednesday...