Enayatullah Shadab had a rewarding career in Kabul, Afghanistan. After earning his bachelor’s degree in mathematics, he taught high school math for three years and later went on to manage a hospital and serve alongside the U.S. Marines as an interpreter.
After leaving Peru with his family, Richard Zavaleta never imagined he would work as a professional again. Now, he uses his business skills to help other new Americans achieve self-sufficiency and make Boise a better place.
Nameer Al Rubaye is no stranger to dangerous situations – he has catalogued many in the course of his work as a cinematographer filming live in conflict zones and photographing war related events in his home country, Iraq.
Orlando Silva is a computer systems engineer from Diriamba, Nicaragua, where he owned and operated a computer repair and maintenance company and worked as the systems administrator at an Internet café.
Serpil Rawson left Turkey as a successful, educated financial professional and arrived in Boise knowing nobody, with the exception of her husband, and with little credibility as someone who was employable.