In this 2015 documentary, two Americans live among 85,000 uprooted refugees in Jordan’s Za’atari camp, just seven miles from the Syrian border. As the first filmmakers allowed by the United Nations to register and set-up a tent inside a refugee camp, they uncover inspiring stories of individuals rallying to rebuild their lives. The full documentary is available to rent here.

 

In the midst of a campaign season filled with anti-migrant rhetoric, the once-downtrodden town of Utica in upstate New York has been more welcoming; one out of every four citizens there is a refugee. But Utica’s commitment to resettlement isn’t purely humanitarian — its open door policy is also a pioneering economic tool for revitalizing the Rust Belt. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

Jack, a 6 year veteran translator of the Afghan war, is welcomed to his new home in America. Video courtesy of No One Left Behind.