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Category Archives: Immigration

Zainab an 8-year-old Afghan girl begs for food and money on the streets of Kabul due to the dire poverty situation following the collapse of the country in the hands of the Taliban on August 15, 2021. Photo Credit: Khaama Press/ Firoz Sidiqy The...

According to a newly released report by the UN IOM, over half a million people in Afghanistan have been internally displaced as a result of conflicts and insecurity in 2021. The report which has been conducted between 11-21 November...

Sharbat Gula, the Afghan ‘green-eyed’ girl whose photo went viral after being printed on the cover of the National Geographic magazine in 1984, has now been given asylum by Italy, the Italian government announced on Thursday. The...

An Afghan refugee who was a former interpreter to the U.S army in Afghanistan was shot to death by San Francisco police on Friday, U.S media reported. 41-year-old Ajmal Amani, who used to work with the US military forces back in Afghanistan,...

Two Afghan men sitting by a lion statue in Kayan valley, Doshi district in the northern Baghlan province – Photo by: Frederique Lengaigne/Compass Films (1997) Afghanistan has once again been recognized as the ‘least happy’...

Federal officials have said that more than 28,000 Afghans have been applied for temporary visas into the US but added that only 100 of them have been approved so far. The applications have been filed shortly before the Taliban recaptured...

Afghan cyclist Rukhsar Habibzai will continue her dreams, despite being forced to leave her country as part of the mass evacuation after the Taliban took over Kabul city. The member of the Afghanistan women’s cycling team nominated...

By Mehr Ali on Nov 9th, 2021

Tehran having invited foreign ministers of China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and the Russian Federation held a second meeting of Afghanistan’s neighbors on the country on Wednesday, October 27. The participants of the meeting...

US Democratic congressman John Garamendi in his statements said that the Afghan students who are settled in the US through Fulbright scholarship, be given special immigration visas. John Garamendi has said that the US should save the...

Several British media outlets in a joint letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked for the issuance of urgent visas for Afghan journalists who have worked for them in the past twenty years. Britain is currently functioning immigration...

Reuters has cited to US officials in the department of state that the US administration is all set to announce its new program for resettling Afghans who have worked with US-funded projects, media outlets, and US-nongovernmental bodies...

US president Joe Biden welcomed the first flight from Afghanistan evacuating more than 200 people including interpreters, translators, and other workers along with their families on Friday. Associated Press reported that a commercial...

US President Joe Biden in two different decrees approved up to $300 million for resettlement of Afghan applicants of Special Immigration Visas on Friday. Joe Biden in his first signed authorization allotted $100 million to Afghan Special...

US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill on Thursday that increases the number of Special Immigration Visas by eight thousand to Afghan interpreters, contractors, and other vulnerable Afghans who have worked with the US army...

A coalition of US news organizations in two different letters to US President Joe Biden and Minority and Majority leaders in the House of representatives asked for granting special US visas for Afghan journalists and support staff. The...