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Syrian Refugees in the US

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Peter van Agtmael Ahmad Al Hajali in his room at home that he shares with his twin brother. The Al Hajali's are part of the small wave of 2,200 Syrian Refugees of the civil war who have been granted asylum in the U (...)
Peter van Agtmael Azizeh video chats with relatives in Jordan, showing them the meal they are eating. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Azizeh and Ahmad Al Hajali video chat with relatives in Jordan. The Al Hajali's are part of the small wave of 2,200 Syrian Refugees of the civil war who have been granted asylum in the United State (...)
Peter van Agtmael Azizeh and Ahmad Al Hajali video chat with relatives in Jordan. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Mahmud Al Hajali looks out the window of the two family home in Aurora where his family has been resettled. An Iraqi refugee family lives on the other side. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Sham Al Hajali in her home. An Iraqi refugee family lives on the other side. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael The Al Hajali family at a new suburban development down the road from their home. From left to right, Ahmad, Mahmud, Azizeh, Mohamed, Sham. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Mohamed and Ahmad Alhaj Ali in West Aurora High School. The twins attend high school and work full time jobs immediately afterwards and all weekend. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Laith Alobaidi, an Iraqi refugee and the fiancé of Sham Al Hajali, in a dress shop in Aurora. They are preparing for their engagement party. The Al Hajali's are part of the small wave of 2,200 Syr (...)
Peter van Agtmael Mohamed and Ahmad Alhaj Ali outside West Aurora High School. The twins attend high school and work full time jobs immediately afterwards and all weekend. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael The Al Hajali family outside their home. From left to right: Sham, Azizeh, Mahmud, Ahmad, Mohamed. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Sham Al Hajali shops at the Cermak supermarket. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Laith Alobaidi, an Iraqi car dealer with his fiancé Sham Al Hajali at their engagement party. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Mahmud Al Hajali shops in the Cermak supermarket. The Al Hajali's are part of the small wave of 2,200 Syrian Refugees of the civil war who have been granted asylum in the United States. Their son, (...)
Peter van Agtmael Ahmad Al Hajali in the Cermak supermarket where he works after school and during weekends to help his family make ends meet. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Ahmad and Mohamed swim with their sister's fiancé, Laith. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Mohamed Al Hajali outside the Cermak supermarket where he works after school and during weekends to help his family make ends meet. Aurora, Illinois, USA. 2015. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Azizeh Al Hajali shops for her daughter Sham's engagement party. The Al Hajali's are part of the small wave of 2,200 Syrian Refugees of the civil war who have been granted asylum in the United Stat (...)