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Refugee & Immigration

Conflicts in Afghanistan leaves over half a million internally displaced in 2021: Report

According to a newly released report by the UN IOM, over half a million people in Afghanistan have been internally displaced as a result...

Italy gives asylum to National Geographic’s famous ‘green-eyed’ Afghan girl

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...

Afghan refugee shot to death by the U.S police was suffering war trauma

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,...

Afghanistan tops the world ranking as the ‘least happy’ country

Afghanistan has once again been recognized as the 'least happy' country in the world according to the World Population Review 2021 report. "The least happy...

Over 28,000 Afghans applied for temporary US visa

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...

Rukhsar Habibzai, Afghan Cyclist, to keep racing with Twenty24 after immigrating to the US

Afghan cyclist Rukhsar Habibzai will continue her dreams, despite being forced to leave her country as part of the mass evacuation after the Taliban...

Joint ministerial statement of Tehran meeting, broad-based government is solution of Afghanistan’s issues

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...

Congressman suggests US visas for Afghan Fulbright students

US Democratic congressman John Garamendi in his statements said that the Afghan students who are settled in the US through Fulbright scholarship, be given...

British media outlets ask for urgent visas for Afghan journalists

Several British media outlets in a joint letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked for the issuance of urgent visas for Afghan journalists who...

US to grant visas for Afghans who have worked for nongovernmental bodies

Reuters has cited to US officials in the department of state that the US administration is all set to announce its new program for...

First batch of Afghan interpreters, translators arrives in US

US president Joe Biden welcomed the first flight from Afghanistan evacuating more than 200 people including interpreters, translators, and other workers along with their...

Joe Biden approves $300 million for Afghan refugees

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...

8,000 additional US visas for Afghans approved by Congress

US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill on Thursday that increases the number of Special Immigration Visas by eight thousand to Afghan interpreters,...

US media coalition demanding special visas for Afghan journalists

A coalition of US news organizations in two different letters to US President Joe Biden and Minority and Majority leaders in the House of...

Biden Administration tends to fly out 2,500 Afghans directly to US

Out of roughly 20 thousand Afghan interpreters and other jobholders who have applied for SIV, 2,500 of them are planned to be evacuated directly...

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