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Kari Miller, the founder of International Neighbors, helps the Zaki family, who resettled from Afghanistan, load up the donated items they received from the ... Hiss has lived in Charlottesville for 18 years but only got to know the refugee population through volunteering, first for the International Rescue ...
The government had announced last month that it encouraged the voluntary return of refugees back to Afghanistan. There are close to 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan while another 400,000 are unregistered. The government had extended the stay of registered Afghan refugees for 60 ...

Farid looked out across a packed Bellevue Hyatt Regency ballroom on Friday with hundreds of faces staring back at him and said, “Wow.” The young Middle Eastern immigrant had come so far in that moment. The last speaker of the 13th annual Celebration of Youth luncheon – which was meant to raise ...
Proof of Registration (PoR) cards are important tools of protection that provide temporary legal stay and freedom of movement for the 1.39 million registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan. Proof of Registration (PoR) cards which have expired at the end of 2015 have been extended through official notification ...
They included two Sri Lankan, one Rohingyan and one Afghan family and single men from Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, refugee advocates said. Since resettlements under the deal started in September, 139 refugees have left Nauru and 85 from Papua New Guinea's Manus Island. However, the ...
The group of 29, including eight children, who flew off the island nation on Sunday, is the fifth cohort to leave Nauru under Australia's refugee resettlement deal with the US. They included two Sri Lankan families, one Rohingyan family, one Afghan family and single men from Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and ...

Sir: Influx of Afghan refugees is one of the contributing factors to unemployment in Pakistan. When the American army attacked Afghanistan in 2001, about 13 years ago, a massive number of Afghan refugees migrated to Pakistan in order to escape violence in their homeland. But the situation in their ...
ISLAMABAD, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- The UN refugee agency's voluntary repatriation program for registered Afghan refugees from Pakistan will resume on Thursday after the winter break, the agency said here Wednesday. Based upon the agreement among the governments of Afghanistan, Pakistan and ...
A 16-year-old Afghan boy is challenging the government's refusal to allow him to seek sanctuary in the UK in a case that could give hope to thousands of other ... with post-traumatic stress disorder and attempted suicide three times, has been trying to reach the UK since he fled Afghanistan three years ago.
Yousafzai said: “These are just pressure tactics because the 'pull factor' is nowhere in sight in Afghanistan, to attract a graceful repatriation of millions of Afghan refugees.” He said that unless the US and European countries line up funding for schools, housing and livelihoods, the situation in Afghanistan ...

Although Germany's Foreign Office has not submitted a new security assessment for Afghanistan, the deportations are allowed to proceed in the meantime. ... some 200 people gathered in Munich's Marienplatz square to protest the deportation policy, in a rally organized by the Bavarian Refugee Council.
In 2016, Afghanistan was ranked second worldwide, behind Syria, in terms of the number of refugees it generated. The UNHCR had recorded more than 2.5 million Afghan refugees, the vast majority in neighbouring countries: There are a million in Iran, and 1.4 million in Pakistan. In Europe, Germany leads ...
But Said Alam, a security affairs expert based in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas that border Afghanistan told VOA that by pointing to the presence of Afghan refugees as a major cause, Bajwa tried to divert the world's attention from Pakistan's own "shortcomings" in taking effective steps ...
Following the first major exodus in 1979, the saga of the Afghan refugees has had many significant aspects: it represents the longest protracted refugee caseload in the history of UNHCR, of which the vast majority (80%) has been in exile for over twenty years, as well as the largest voluntary repatriation ...
According to National Database Registration Authority NADRA, so far 55,726 individuals have been processed for Afghan Citizenship Cards (ACCs) at 21 locations across the country. NADRA staff, representatives from IOM, Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation Government of Afghanistan (MoRR) and ...
Karim and his fellow residents are the sons of Afghan families -- unaccompanied minor refugees. Like the hundreds .... Abdullah and Ashraf explain how they met in Iran, where they had been working as illegal day laborers after their families left Afghanistan because of the war raging there. But their newly ...
ISLAMABAD : Pakistan will not force some 2 million Afghan refugees in the country to leave but encourages voluntary repatriation, a Pakistani cabinet minister said Monday, as the legal stay of around 1.4 million registered refugees in Pakistan will end on March 31. Minister for States and Frontier Regions ...


 

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