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Afghan Activist: We All Deserve Refuge, Not Just Those Who Served the US

"This was a stupid occupation and invasion where nobody received anything," says Afghan activist Nematullah Ahangosh.

Sarah Lazare ·


A Vengeful American Empire Has Been Humiliated in Afghanistan

The Americans, like the British and the Soviets before them, dug their own graveyard in Afghanistan.

Chris Hedges ·


Things to Know About the Revival of Trump-Era "Remain in Mexico" Policy

Here's what you need to know about the past, present, and future of this harmful policy.

Omar Jadwat ·


From Afghanistan to Central America, US Creates Refugee Crises

The United States has a responsibility to provide a safe haven for refugees, from Afghanistan, Latin America, or elsewhere, and to cease interventions that fuel these crises and displace so many.

Amy Goodman ·


As a Refugee, I Urge the US to Open Its Arms to Those Fleeing Afghanistan

I wouldn't be here today, raising my children in comfort without the generosity of the Kenyan people, the tireless efforts of UN workers and the welcoming spirit of the American people who gave me and my family a second chance at life.

Ilhan Omar ·


Growing Old in the Newborn Universe

Only when I stop knowing what I know do I see the world as it is, do I see it shimmer and pulsate, do I see it bleed wonder.

Robert C. Koehler ·


Refugee Advocates Demand US Stop Deportations to Haiti Following Earthquake

"How can the U.S. government deport anyone to Haiti right now? How do they think so little of Haitian lives, deporting children and babies in the middle of the chaos?"

Brett Wilkins ·


One Year of Afghanistan War Spending Could Fund Resettlement of 1.2 Million Refugees

"We've spent billions on war. Now, let's spend to bring Afghans to safety."

Jake Johnson ·


Calls to Aid Afghan Refugees 'in Grave Danger' Grow Following Biden's Address

"The urgency of the moment now demands we marshal an international coalition to evacuate every Afghan citizen who is fleeing for their lives," implored Rep. Ilhan Omar.

Brett Wilkins ·


US Lawmakers and Human Rights Advocates Urge Open Doors for Afghan Refugees

"We must immediately expedite and increase the processing capacity for Afghan refugee resettlement and make family reunification a major priority. Anything less is unacceptable."

Jessica Corbett ·

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