35 Afghan refugees now living in Vermont with host families

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) – Government officials say 35 Afghan refugees are now in Vermont. The families and individuals are among those aired out of Afghanistan by U.S. forces in August. They now live with host families in Vermont. The state is expected to have about 225 Afghan refugees by early next year. Officials say they … Read more

Afghan refugees are to be resettled in the greater South Bend area

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – The greater South Bend area has been federally approved to receive as many as 60 Afghan refugees. About 4,100 refugees are still being temporarily housed in Camp Atterbury, south of Indianapolis. Two groups, the Catholic Charities and the United Religious Community, have each been approved to oversee 30 resettlements in … Read more

Parisa is one of thousands of evacuees slowly gaining new life in Melbourne after fleeing Afghanistan

Nearly three months after fleeing Afghanistan through Kabul’s besieged Hamid Karzai airport, Parisa is slowly creating a new life for itself in Australia. The university teacher made the heartbreaking decision to leave his parents and life in Afghanistan when the Taliban took control. “I lost everything I had. Everything I gained and fought for,” Parisa … Read more

NatGeos’ ‘Afghan girl’ flees the Taliban, which has been given refuge in Italy

Italy has given the iconic green-eyed National Geographic “Afghan girl” a safe haven just months after the Taliban regained control of her homeland. On Thursday, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s office announced that the country was organizing Sharbat Gula’s trip to Italy as part of their evacuation efforts for Afghan citizens wishing to leave the … Read more

Most Afghan evacuees were not examined until they entered the United States, the GOP Senate memo said

Nearly all of the approximately 82,000 Afghans evacuated to the United States from Kabul in August were not properly examined before entering the country, a GOP Senate memo claims. The current administration has not examined information provided by tens of thousands of Afghans through personal interviews, and has instead chosen to rely solely on criminal … Read more

Most Afghan evacuees were not examined until they entered the United States, the GOP Senate memo said

Nearly all of the approximately 82,000 Afghans evacuated to the United States from Kabul in August were not properly examined before entering the country, a GOP Senate memo claims. The current administration has not examined information provided by tens of thousands of Afghans through personal interviews, and has instead chosen to rely solely on criminal … Read more

He fled Afghanistan as a child. Now he is begging the United States to give his family refuge.

Zabi clearly remembers the hunger and thirst he felt after going two days without food and water in the Malaysian jungle. He still remembers how he slept on the streets of an Indonesian city, as well as the grim detention center for migrants where he was detained for several months. After fleeing war-torn Afghanistan as … Read more

It is urgent to help Afghan partners

On June 4, less than two months after President Joe Biden announced the timeline for the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, Representatives Seth Moulton of Massachusetts and Jason Crow of Colorado organized a letter to the White House, which was co-signed by nineteen of their colleagues. . Moulton and Crow, both Democrats and veterans, wrote: “We … Read more

Where Afghan refugees are expected to be resettled, by state

A handful of states, including California and Texas, will receive a disproportionate number of tens of thousands of Afghans evacuated to the United States, while other states are expected to resettle fewer than a dozen evacuees or none at all, according to government data obtained by CBS News. The Biden administration this week notified state … Read more

‘Born as a US citizen’: Afghan refugees welcome newborns to US | News about refugees

Fort McCoy Military Base, Wisconsin, USA – Ahmadzai * had imagined the birth of his first child as a typical Afghan family affair with relatives who visited his home in Kabul to deliver embroidered baby clothes and other gifts and recite the Koran to celebrate it. But Ahmadzai’s first child was born in a Wisconsin … Read more