cnn world publishes ‘little baghdad’ by kadir van lohuizen

Little Baghdad”, is the nickname for El Cajon, a suburb of San Diego. A large number of the 60,000 Iraqi refugees in the United States live here. The Kurds came in the late 1980s, followed later by Sunnis, Shiites and Christians. As he documented this Iraqi community, Kadir van Lohuizen discovered an unlikely place during his yearlong journey through the Americas.

This story is part of Via Panam, Kadir van Lohuizen’s project about migration in the Americas. Published by CNN World.

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