Monthly Archives: October 2016

Information to Transform Dreams Into Reality


Name: Malak Al Fatal
Profession/Industry: Information Technology
Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Data Management Specialist, Idaho Office for Refugees
Country of Origin: Iraq
Education: Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering & Information Technology
First Job in U.S.: Database Administrator Intern, Idaho Office for Refugees

Raised in an Iraqi family of educators, the importance of […]

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A Chance Encounter: How Orlando Reclaimed His Career in the U.S.


Name: Orlando Silva

Profession/Industry: Computer systems engineering

Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Tool operator, Micron Technologies (employed through ManpowerGroup)

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Education: Bachelor in Systems Engineering, Universidad Nicaragüense de Estudios Humanísticos (UNEH)

First Job in U.S.: Sales associate at Home Depot



Orlando Silva is a computer systems engineer from Diriamba, Nicaragua, where he […]

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A Relationship That Created an Opportunity of a Lifetime


Name: Ghassan Widad Falih

Profession/Industry: Mechanical Engineer

Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Mechanic, Motive Power

Country of Origin: Iraq

Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq


Meet Ghassan Widad Falih, who was born in Iraq and came to Boise in 2013, at the age of 43.

Ghassan has […]

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