Since 2011, the Syrian civil war has forced over 11 million people to flee their country. What is life like for Syrians who have made new homes in the United States? This timely book empowers readers to understand the complex issues many Syrian Americans experience today. Readers will also explore the unique and enriching ways Syrian immigrants bring their culture to the United States. Photographs bring this highly relevant topic into sharp focus, and fact boxes highlight important points. Accessible and informative, this text introduces readers to critical points in Syria's modern history, illuminates the Syrian refugee crisis, and provides context for current events in the United States and around the world.