Donald Trump’s calls to ban Syrian and Muslim refugees from entering the country has been a centerpiece of his campaign. This week, he will be formally named the Republican nominee at the RNC in Cleveland.
Blocks from where Trump’s coronation ceremony is taking place is a small Cleveland neighborhood where hundreds of refugee families have recently been resettled from conflict zones across the Middle East. For them, Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric poses a very real threat. VICE News visits this neighborhood to see what it’s like watching the RNC through their eyes.