On this episode of Street Beat, host April Moss looks at what metro Detroit is doing to aid Syrian refugees.

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First, Vickie Thompson-Sandy, the President of Samaritas, and the Program Manager for New Americans, Mihaela Mitrofan, discuss refugee resettlement.

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Then, Dr.Hend Azhary and Dr. Conrad Fischer, both physician volunteers with the Syrian American Medical Society that works with refugees in the camps, discuss what is happening in the camps.

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Then, Navine Gazayerli Rojas and Peggy Dahlberg, board members with the Syrian American Rescue Network, discuss some of the issues facing refugees.

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Finally, Birmingham First United Methodist Church volunteer Richard Teets and recent immigrant Ahmad Farawati, talk about settling into the metro Detroit area.

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