One Journey Spotlights Afghan Refugee Talents in an event in Washington D.C.
In a display of solidarity and support for refugees, One Journey, a refugee advocacy group, hosted an event at the Washington National Cathedral. Through a diverse array of activities including music, dance, food, storytelling, and art, the event sought to empower and amplify the voices of Afghan refugees who have found solace and hope...Read more
Iran Deported 14,000 Afghan Refugees
Reports from Iranian media indicate that in the past nine days, a staggering number of 13,879 Afghan refugees have been deported from the Dogharon border. The Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) stated in a report on Monday, June 19 that Majid Shuja, the Khorasan Razavi border guard commander, disclosed the return of over 13,000 Afghan...Read more
More Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) and more application time
On Thursday, Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, and Roger Wicker introduced a new bill in the Senate that would bring stability to the visa program for Afghans who helped the U.S. military by increasing the number of visas and extending the program for five years. The bill also attempts to reduce the backlog of visa applications and streamline t...Read more