Meet Our 2016 Friend of Freedom: Judge Meng Lim
Our annual Red, White and NEW gala event is coming up on August 20th, and we are proud to introduce our 2016 Friend of Freedom award recipient: Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Meng Lim.
Elected in July 2014 and sworn in the following December, Judge Lim is the first Asian American elected to the superior court in Georgia.
He is also the state’s first refugee judge.
Born in Cambodia in 1972, Judge Lim was only three years old when the Communist Khmer ... Read more >
From One to Another
Above: Jasmin (right) fled his native Bosnia in 1993. In 1999, he began working at Elite Flooring in Norcross. Now, as warehouse manager, he is able to help hire other refugees, like Hayder, who recently arrived from Iraq.
When Jasmin Gredelj first interviewed two New American Pathways clients for a job in 2014, he was already well acquainted with the refugee resettlement process. Jasmin, Warehouse Manager at Elite Flooring’s Norcross headquarters, and his brother fled war in their native Bosnia for ... Read more >