We thank our @DeptofDefense and community partners at @USAGMcCoy for all they are doing to welcome Afghan evacuees with open arms. Community support in Wisconsin helped donate books to these Afghan women, as they prepare for resettlement, and future study in the U.S.
While I support the resettlement of Afghans who stood in battle w/ us over the last 20yrs & all Afghan evacuees who pass rigorous vetting, the vast majority of the evacuees didnt work w us or our allies. We need to know more about the vetting of the evacuees coming to our country
Four days before Ahmadi was killed, his employer had applied for his family to receive refugee resettlement in the U.S. At the time of the strike, they were still awaiting approval. Looking to the U.S. for protection, they became some of the last victims in America’s longest war.
“This is a call to humanity.” @Malala knows the brutal nature of the Taliban and urges solidarity: “We stand with the women & girls of Afghanistan.” She argues for an urgent resettlement program by the US and allies & for neighboring countries to open borders to Afghan refugees.
The Afghan Citizens' Resettlement Scheme Helpline is now live ⤵️ ☎️ +44 (0)2475 389980 The helpline is available: ⏰ 9:30 to 23:00 UK time this weekend. ⏰ 24/7 from Monday 9am onwards. Lines may be busy but we’ll answer as soon as we can. More info:
Afghan refugees protest in front of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Delhi Their demands include refugee status/cards for all Afghans, resettlement option to a third country, and security from UNHCR and the Indian government
BREAKING: Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas will reject refugees, making it the first state to decline resettlement under Trump executive order. Governors of 42 states have said they will allow more refugees.