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  • Immigration and Emigration


    Escaping Afghanistan

    As of April 2023, about 152,000 Special Immigrant Visa applicants remain trapped in Afghanistan. Despite many recommendations and bipartisan support for reforming the program, only minor tweaks have been made. Meanwhile, the dangerously slow process has become practically a death sentence.

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    Aug 14, 2023

    The Washington Post

    Annie Yu Kleiman