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US Immigration Paths Available for Afghans and Ukrainians

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After nearly 20 years of war, the United States and its allies left Afghanistan in August 2021, evacuating nearly 130,000 people in the chaotic last weeks in Kabul. Through Operation Allies Welcome, about 88,500 Afghan nationals arrived in the U.S. and resettled in communities across the country. But seven months later, the Biden administration faced Read More

UN Official, Taliban Deputy PM Discuss Women NGO Ban

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KABUL — A senior U.N. official in Afghanistan met the deputy prime minister of the Taliban-led government Sunday to discuss a ban on women working for non-governmental groups that Afghan authorities have announced in a series of measures rolling back women’s rights. The decision by the Taliban government to bar women from NGO work has prompted Read More

Kabul Checkpoint Bomb Blast Kills, Wounds Several

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KABUL — A bomb exploded near a checkpoint at Kabul’s military airport Sunday morning killing and wounding “several” people, a Taliban official said, the first deadly blast of 2023 in Afghanistan. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but the regional affiliate of the Islamic State group — known as the Islamic State in Khorasan Read More