Photos of a family from Syria reunified in Seattle.
More than a dozen friends and neighbors came to welcome the Bazara children to America.
18-year-old Mohamed rushes to hug his older brother, Walid, who dreams of becoming an engineer.
11-year-old Alaa cries as she sees her brother-in-law.
23-year-old Jaidaa, who is almost eight months pregnant, with her father Ahmed.
Emtisal embraces her son Walid to cheers from well-wishers. "I wasn't expecting such a welcome," says Walid. "I want to thank the American people for standing by us."
Jaidaa, left, with her younger siblings Alaa and Mohamed.
“Today I was reassured that the U.S. is the land of liberties and land of justice and the law is above all," says Ahmed, right.
Ahmed (centre) with his sons Mohamed and Walid and son-in-law Abdulmalik at their apartment in Tukwila.
Jaidaa (centre) with her mother and sister Alaa. "I'd like to tell people who are in a similar situation to be patient and believe in the American people," says Jaidaa.
aidaa with her husband Abdulmalik. The couple is thrilled that they’ll be able to raise their baby daughter in a free and diverse country.