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What Is the State of US Assistance to Afghanistan and Afghans?

What Is the State of US Assistance to Afghanistan and Afghans?

By Catherine Putz
The U.S. remains the largest donor to the Afghan people, though funding has certainly dwindled since 2021.

In Pakistan, Fears of Deportation Plague Afghan Refugees Waiting for Resettlement

In Pakistan, Fears of Deportation Plague Afghan Refugees Waiting for Resettlement

By Mohammad Iqbal Sekandari
The deportation risk faced by many Afghan refugees in Pakistan is rooted in the lengthy U.S. resettlement process. Forced to wait, the risks of deportation mount.
The Plight of Deported Afghans 

The Plight of Deported Afghans 

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
An unending refugee and humanitarian crisis the world seems to have forgotten.

Moving Beyond ‘Checkbook Diplomacy’? Japan’s Changing Refugee Policy

Moving Beyond ‘Checkbook Diplomacy’? Japan’s Changing Refugee Policy

By Maximilien Xavier Rehm
In its response to recent events in Afghanistan, Myanmar, and Ukraine, Japan has demonstrated greater flexibility in admitting those needing refuge.

How the Global Refugee Forum Can Help End Afghanistan’s Refugee Crisis 

How the Global Refugee Forum Can Help End Afghanistan’s Refugee Crisis 

By M. Ashraf Haidari
Ultimately, restoring sustainable peace in Afghanistan is the only durable solution to the plight of its refugees. But there is much that can be done to work toward that goal and help people now.

Pakistan’s Afghan Gamble: Refugees as a Strategic Tool Against the Taliban

Pakistan’s Afghan Gamble: Refugees as a Strategic Tool Against the Taliban

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
Islamabad wants Kabul to take actual action against the TTP, and is using Afghan refugees as a bargaining chip. 

Pakistan Sets Up Deportation Centers to Hold Illegal Migrants

Pakistan Sets Up Deportation Centers to Hold Illegal Migrants

By Munir Ahmed
Pakistan's government warned that action will be taken against Pakistanis who are found to be sheltering unauthorized migrants in the country.
Pakistan Runs Out of Patience With Afghan Taliban

Pakistan Runs Out of Patience With Afghan Taliban

By Umair Jamal
It has introduced new measures to punish the Kabul regime for its continued sheltering of the TTP – including moving to repatriate Afghan refugees.

2 Years After Fall of Kabul, Tens of Thousands of Afghans Languish in Limbo Waiting for US Visas

2 Years After Fall of Kabul, Tens of Thousands of Afghans Languish in Limbo Waiting for US Visas

By Rahim Faiez and Rebecca Santana
Worried about reprisals, many Afghans destroyed documents during the Taliban takeover. Now they need those documents to prove their case.

Philippine Senate Probes Afghan Refugee Deal

Philippine Senate Probes Afghan Refugee Deal

By Mong Palatino
A proposal to resettle 50,000 refugees, mostly former employees of the U.S. government in Afghanistan, has stirred up a political controversy.

An Afghan Woman’s Drowning Symbolizes the Betrayal of a Nation

An Afghan Woman’s Drowning Symbolizes the Betrayal of a Nation

By Philip Smucker
Journalist Torpekai Amarkhel was among dozens of asylum seekers who died when their boat capsized near Italy. Her story encapsulates how the world has failed the Afghan people.
Afghan Refugees in Pakistan Protest Delay in US Resettlement

Afghan Refugees in Pakistan Protest Delay in US Resettlement

By Rahim Faiez
The delay has left the refugees in a vulnerable situation as they struggle with economic problems and lack of access to health and education in Pakistan.

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