Shirwani Najibullah has a master’s degree in engineering, he worked with the U.S. Army Corp of engineers in Afghanistan. Because he was working with the U.S. he and his family were threatened by the Taliban, they left Afghanistan for their safety. He came to Sacramento in November of 2015 as a refugee and he is slowly building his and his family’s American life, bit by bit, determined, and positive. He and his wife have a loving, supportive relationship and together they navigate their new life. They are very happy to be in the U.S. and very grateful for their family’s safety.