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Afghan refugees arrive across the US for State Department resettlement

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An undisclosed number of Afghan refugees arrived at Washington Dulles International Airport on Saturday, and were transported to Northern Virginia Community College’s Annandale Campus. Its Ernst Center was to be used...

Coronavirus vaccine shortage: World’s refugees pushed to the back of the line

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Before the pandemic, he ran a small business selling groceries from a shack. But that was closed during India's harsh, months-long lockdown, and his savings are gone. He and his family have been surviving on donated ...

Biden on pace to allow fewer refugees into US than Trump, humanitarian group says

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The IRC released a study that examined the first half of the 2021 fiscal year, noting that only 2,050 refugees have been admitted. The rate set so far would see the administration admit around 4,500 refugees this fis...

Former CIA officer surrendered life dream to help Afghan refugees resettle in US

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Fourteen years later, Bakshi left the agency to once again pursue her goal. But when Afghanistan collapsed soon after, she knew she had to help the people who risked their lives for America. "When everything unfolded...

Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees: ‘We were them’

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A 39-year-old doctor in Seattle, Wash., Do remembers hearing how her parents sought to leave Saigon after Vietnam fell to communist rule in 1975 and the American military airlifted out allies in the final hours. It t...

Tucker Carlson: We don’t know who the Afghan refugees are

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The locals immediately understood what was going on. Without warning or even a courtesy notification, the U.S. military just left. Split in the middle of the night, and turned the power off as they did. The base's ne...

Tucker Carlson: We should not be resettling Afghan refugees before rescuing American citizens

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But the war in Afghanistan was also, if we're going to be completely honest about it, a betrayal of the Afghan people. Our leaders made promises to them. They knew they couldn't keep. Honorable countries don't do tha...

This pilot fled Afghanistan as a child. Now he’s bringing Afghan refugees hope on their journey to America

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This is part of a CNN series, "The Helpers," which showcases people who are going the extra mile to help others. Zak Khogyani has seen sights and wonders that would fill you with awe. He's walked through Antelope Ca...

Biden signs executive order adding measles to list of quarantinable diseases after outbreak among US-bound Afghan refugees

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President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order adding measles to the list of quarantinable diseases roughly one week after several Afghan refugees who had recently arrived in the US tested positive for the ...

Organizations hiring translators as thousands of Afghan refugees resettle in US

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Some states are struggling to find enough translators while others say they have plenty and are even turning people away. One volunteer who spoke with Fox News, and is remaining anonymous for her safety, has been a t...

Rep Buck says his office is still working to evacuate 40 Americans and SIV refugees from Afghanistan

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Buck released an update on his office’s efforts to help U.S. citizens and Afghan partners escape from Afghanistan, noting that over 250 people have reached out to his office for help. Forty-seven people who were stra...

Pirro blasts DHS’ Mayorkas refusing Cuban refugees: He knows ‘they’ll probably vote Republican’

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Mayorkas issued the warning Tuesday to residents of Cuba, as well as Haiti, where the government in Port-au-Prince has been destabilized by the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. "The time is never right to at...

Karl Rove reveals where Afghan refugees are being resettled, and why

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KARL ROVE: Well, I’d be concerned a little bit because, for example, I’ve got my little handy map here from Axios. You’re right, 1,000 refugees are going to Florida, but Idaho, which is 1/14th the population of Flori...

DC getting zero Afghan refugees in first wave of resettlement, as many states get 1,000+

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State Department data shows where the initial group of 37,000 Afghans are heading after being processed into the United States.  REPUBLICAN STUDY MITTEE PLEDGES TO FIGHT ‘DANGEROUS OPEN BORDER’ AFGHAN REFUGEE PLAN  ...

Ohio Senate candidate who compared refugees to alligators is the grandson of refugees aided by resettlement organizations

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An Ohio Senate candidate who has pushed strong anti-refugee messages against Afghans and others is the grandson of refugees from Europe who settled in the Cleveland area with the aid of at least two resettlement org...

Red Cross warns of ‘serious problems’ with remote Bangladesh island housing Rohingya refugees

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A senior Red Cross official warned that "serious problems" remain with a remote island off southern Bangladesh housing Rohingya refugees, as officials prepared to ship thousands more people there this week. Since las...