New American Economy data on refugees and gender updated July 23: Immigrants who have come to the United States as refugees fled conflict, disaster, and danger in their home countries to find safe haven. Now, faced with a new crisis in their new home in America, many refugee workers are helping fight the coronavirus […]
On Aug 15th, the day Kabul fell to the Taliban, Basir and his family made their first attempt to get into the airport and onto a plane. It would be nearly a month before they escaped into Pakistan. Over the next weeks they would be beaten at Taliban checkpoints, endure crushing crowds and be threatened and sworn at by soldiers from around the world.