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A Syrian-American Reflects On A Difficult Year In The News

This week we’re talking with people who have been impacted by some of the big news stories of the year, Obeid Kaifo is a Syrian-American student whose family runs a restaurant in Denver. He was born in the U.S., but his parents emigrated from Aleppo, Syria.

Kaifo has been following the news – the Syrian refugee crisis and Donald Trump’s call to stop Muslims from coming to the U.S. Here & Now’s Robin Young talks with him about how he’s been viewing the situation.


  • Obeid Kaifo, student at the University of Colorado – Denver who also works at his family’s Shish Kabob Grill in Denver.

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