It's the moment many have been waiting their whole lives for.
"I have been waiting for this moment for 16 years and I’ve always felt this nation was part of my roots and my growth in becoming a person so it felt like an amazing moment,” explained Bryan Nava.
Nava was educated in the
“I owe a lot to this country and I’ve always been willing to give back and that's why I feel proud and I can call myself now an American,” said Nava.
For Ahmed Ahmad it's the start of a new life.
"I don't know what to say,” said Ahmad. “The words are like out of me, but I just want to say thank you."
The country that once gave him and his father protection is now home to his new family.
"We don't have any freedom over there so we find our freedom, our liberty here,” said Ahmad. "Because of the
The same is true for so many of the refugees looking to the
"I come from
Halima came to the
"I'm happy,” said Sala. “Thank you God, thank you