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Global Refuge on NPR: Evacuate Our Afghan Allies | Here & Now

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Global Refuge Staff

July 23, 2021

The Biden administration announced Monday that 2,500 Afghans who worked for the U.S. and their families will be evacuated to a military base in Virginia, but thousands of other Afghan allies remain uncertain of their fate once American troops leave the area.

Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, president and CEO of Global Refuge, discusses the U.S.’s evacuation and resettlement efforts on NPR’s “Here and Now”

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