Afghan allies trapped behind Taliban lines turn to prayers and unofficial channels as Aug. 31 deadline nears

And with special immigrant visa applicants cut off from escape by Taliban checkpoints, retired Marine Corps Sgt. Ryan Rogers told Fox News Tuesday that non-government organizations have been working through unofficial channels to try and help.

Everyone is pissed about this even being necessary,” hy het gesê. “But if the president doesn’t want to step up and lead, someone else will.

Verlede week, Rogers helped raise the alarm that his former U.S.-contracted Afghan interpreter was trapped in Kabul, hiding from the Taliban and hoping to make it out of the country.

In this Aug. 19, 2021, lêerfoto, Taliban fighters patrol in Kabul, Afghanistan. After the Taliban takeover, employees of the collapsed government, civil society activists and women are among the at-risk Afghans who have gone into hiding or are staying off the streets. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, lêer)

In this Aug. 19, 2021, lêerfoto, Taliban fighters patrol in Kabul, Afghanistan. After the Taliban takeover, employees of the collapsed government, civil society activists and women are among the at-risk Afghans who have gone into hiding or are staying off the streets. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, lêer)

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