Faisal Razmal, 28, served alongside U.S. troops in Afghanistan as an interpreter, facing death before coming here for a better life. “It was my dream to be in a safe place,” he said. “... But what happened here is more than everything I faced in Afghanistan.” On Aug. 2, 2015, he returned to his home at the Skyview Villa Apartments from his job as a security guard. He and fellow Afghans were accosted by teens. One fired a flare gun, leaving Razmal blind in one eye and with a different view of his new life.