Meet my dad: The Republican who's hosting Muslim refugees

Meet my dad: The Republican who's hosting Muslim refugees

Months before President Donald J. Trump ordered a temporary ban on refugee resettlement in the U.S., Rahim, Rayhanna and their three young children arrived at my parents’ suburban Virginia home. Here's why one conservative thinks we need more Muslims like Rahim in this country, not less.

Don't miss the best from America

Sign up for our Newsletter to get the Jesuit perspective on news, faith and culture.

The latest from america

Pope Francis addressed Muslim leaders in Egypt about the need to educate young people for peace.
America FilmsApril 28, 2017

In Brooklyn, a parish program offers an innovative model of religious education centered around the family.

America FilmsApril 20, 2017
“The Society of Jesus prays with you today because we have greatly sinned and because we are profoundly sorry.”
America FilmsApril 19, 2017
To celebrate his 90th birthday, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI enjoyed a mug of beer and the company of visitors from his native Bavaria in Germany. 
America FilmsApril 19, 2017