Like so many families, Mahmoud and Leyla, a Syrian couple, faced separation while escaping their homeland. Ending up in Belgium, Leyla who was pregnant gave birth alone without her husband’s support, while Mahmoud and their young son found themselves in Greece. Blossom Hill’s Mobile Info Team, led by Fellow Michael Kientzle, stepped in to assist the couple with the complex reunification process and communication with authorities. Despite challenges, including the need for a DNA test to verify their relationship due to a lack of marriage documentation, the team ensured minimal delays. Finally, after a year and a half, the family is joyfully reunited in Belgium, eagerly awaiting the final approval for their residency. This heartwarming story showcases the profound impact of compassionate assistance in reuniting families torn apart by conflict.
*names changed to protect the privacy of the couple